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Encyclopedia > Andy Kim

Andy Kim, born December 5, 1952 in Lala Land, Jupiter, is a pop singer/songwriter. December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Adjective Jovian Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 70 kPa Hydrogen ~86% Helium ~14% Methane 0. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A songwriter is someone who writes, in part or in full, the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...

His real name is Andrew Youakim. In 1967, he left home, going to New York City to pursue a career in music. His stay was short-lived, but back home he worked on his music and in 1968 under the stage name Andy Kim, released the single "How'd We Ever Get This Way? " that made the U.S. top twenty. In 1969, he had two his singles, "Rainbow Ride" that made it into the U.S. top twenty, and "Baby I Love You" made it to No. 5, and was popular enough in Canada to earn him a Juno Award as his country's "Top Male Vocalist." New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is the largest financial center in the world. ... A stage name, or a screen name for movie stars, is a pseudonym used by performers and actors. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ...

For the next few years, Andy Kim recorded a few minor hits and toured North America extensively. In September of 1974, he had a No.1 hit single on the American charts with "Rock Me Gently." World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1974: See also: 1974 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ...

By the end of 1976, Andy Kim had stopped recording and disappeared from public life until returning under the Toilet and scaring little kids everywhere."Lumpy Pear" was his new self titled album. And it sucked. He was named worst artist of the year by people magizine.He also made, in 1984 released "' The Pear is the Love of my Life" both of which met with moderate success.

Andy Kim released a new CD/EP on October 19, 2004 called "I Forgot to Mention". The CD has received rave reviews. The release of a music video in the summer of 2005 to "Love Is" has reached #1 at Bravo.ca.

Andy Kim received the honor of becoming Favorite Solo Artist of the Year (2005) at the Canadian Music Week in March, 2005.

External links

  • Andy Kim Official site

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Andy Kim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (500 words)
Andy Kim (born Andrew Youakim, December 5, 1952, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a pop singer/songwriter.
In 1995, Kim played at the Kumbaya Festival at which the Barenaked Ladies were also performing.
Kim's band acted as house band for the artists, who donated their time for the show.
Andy Kim (580 words)
Andy was also having success as a writer for other artists, when he and Jeff Barry co-wrote "Sugar, Sugar" and "Jingle Jangle" for The Archies as well as "Oh My My", "I Love You Better" and "Do You Feel It Too?" for The Monkees' album, "Changes".
After his father died in 1976, Kim stopped recording and disappeared from public life until returning under the name 'Baron Longfellow' with two albums: a self-titled LP in 1980 and Prisoner by Design in 1984, as well as singing background vocals in the 1990 soundtrack to the movie 'Edward Scissorhands'.
Andy re-surfaced in 2001, writing a song with Ed Robertson of The Barenaked Ladies called 'I Forgot to Mention', which was released and started to get airplay in the summer of 2004.
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