Kenny Loggins

Active - 1976 - Present  |   Born - Jan 17, 1948 in Everett, Washington, United States  |   Genres - Music, Children's/Family

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  • Began playing guitar and writing songs in seventh grade.
  • Wrote songs for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Four of his songs appeared on their 1970 album Uncle Charlie and His Dog Teddy.
  • Performed live for dolphins in 1992 as part of an Earthtrust experiment to research dolphin intelligence.
  • Married his second wife in a nudist ceremony.
  • A longtime environmentalist and a member of conservation organizations such as Earthtrust.
  • Inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk in 2007.
  • Toured with Jim Messina (with whom he gained fame in the 1970s with such tunes as "House at Pooh Corner" and "Danny's Song") in 2005, and again in 2009.
  • During a 2011 concert in Manila, where he shared the stage with Filipino pop singer Martin Nievera (a friend, and a fan, of Loggins) Loggins fought off a painful back ailment, which curtailed some subsequent tour activity.