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Loverboy's Biography

Loverboy is a Canadian rock group formed in 1979 in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the 1980s, the band accumulated numerous hit songs in Canada and the United States, earning four multi-platinum albums and selling millions of records. After being rejected by many American record labels, they signed with Columbia/CBS Records Canada and began recording their first album March 20, 1980, with Mike Reno (born in New Westminster, B.C. January 8, 1955 and previously with Moxy as Mike Rynoski) on lead vocals, Paul Dean (born in Vancouver, B.C. on February 19, 1946; previously with Streetheart and Scrubbaloe Caine) on guitars and vocals, Jim Clench (formerly of April Wine and BTO, who was born in Montreal May 1, 1949 but was quickly replaced by Scott Smith born in Winnipeg, MB on February 13, 1955) on bass guitar, Doug Johnson (born in New Westminster December 19, 1957) on keyboards, and Matt Frenette (born in Calgary on March 7, 1954) on drums. The band's hit singles, particularly "Turn Me Loose" and "Working for the Weekend", have become arena rock staples and are still heard on many classic rock and classic hits radio stations across the United States and Canada. They are currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  • Loverboy Pulls In Generations X, Y and Z with Full-On Marketing Blitz (...

      News Source: Hollywood Reporter Music | 4 days ago
    Mick Rock Taco Bell and Radio Shack use iconic band's music and image to reach those who came of age in '80s. Never mind working for the weekend... Loverboy are everywhere you look these days, as major companies such as Taco Bell and Radio Shack use
  • Boston chefs serve up ‘Cuisine Rock' for improv group

      News Source: Boston.com | 7 days ago
    Boston chefs serve up Cuisine Rock' for improv group   /   Boston.com Correspondent   /   April 12, 2014 Everybody's cookin' for the weekend.....But to a group of Greater Boston chefs who served up their own musical spin on some classic hits for an
  • Interview: Brett Dennen

      News Source: Santa Barbara Independent | 1 month ago
    Brett Dennen The Red-Headed Troubadour Gets Back to His Roots on New Record Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Article Tools When the wellspring of inspiration runs dry, many artists find themselves returning to their roots. For singer/songwriter Brett Dennen,

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