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Huey Lewis and The News: Bio

Huey Lewis and The News are truly one of America's great rock & roll bands. As they enter their 38th year together, their contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends, and is as fresh today as ever. Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, they continue to thrill audiences worldwide, selling over 20 million albums in the process, earning them the right to mark their place on the pop history map.

These Grammy Award winners have written and performed such classic Top Ten Hits as "Heart of Rock & Roll", "Stuck With You", "I Want A New Drug", "If This Is It", "Hip To Be Square" "Do You Believe In Love" and "Workin' For A Livin". The group also wrote and performed "The Power of Love" and "Back in Time" for the hit film Back To The Future. "The Power of Love," nominated for an Academy Award, went to #1 on Billboard's singles chart, and was a smash hit worldwide. As great a recording career as the band has had, there is something extra special about a Huey Lewis & The News live show. They incorporate a variety of musical influences including R&B and soul to create their own unique sound.

Frontman Huey Lewis' unmistakable voice has a rich, textured quality that lends itself well to not just their hits, but also to the variety of other songs featured in the show. Lewis also brings some bluesy tones to the performance when he breaks out into his harmonica solos. One of the highlights of the show is their a cappella rendition of early rock n' roll classics such as "It's Alright", "Little Bitty Pretty One" and "Sixty Minute Man."

Huey Lewis & The News are: Huey Lewis (vocals and harmonica), Johnny Colla (saxophone, guitar and vocals), Bill Gibson (drums, percussion and vocals), Sean Hopper (keyboards and vocals), Stef Burns (guitars and vocals) and John Pierce (bass). The live show features their long time horn section of San Francisco bay area luminaries: Rob Sudduth (tenor saxophone), Marvin McFadden (trumpet), and Johnnie Bamont (baritone saxophone).

Huey Lewis & The News have a love of music that comes through in everything they do. Be it their albums, their live performances, or the way they interact with their fans, they are a band with "Heart and Soul".

Sports: 30th Anniversary Edition    (2013)
Soulsville    (2010)
Greatest Hits  (2006)
Live At 25   (2005)
Plan B  (2001)
Time Flies…The Best of Huey Lewis & The News  (1996)
Four Chords & Several Years Ago   (1994)
Hard At Play   (1991)
Small World    (1988)
Fore!   (1986)
Sports   (1983)
Picture This   (1982)
Huey Lewis & The News   (1980)

TITLE       (year) (peak)
The Power Of Love  (1985)  #1
Stuck With You  (1986)  #1
Jacob's Ladder  (1987)   #1
Hip To Be Square   (1986)   #3
Perfect World   (1988)   #3
Doing It All For My Baby   (1987)   #6
If This Is It  (1984)  #6
The Heart Of Rock n Roll   (1984)  #6
Do You Believe In Love   (1982)  #7
Heart And Soul   (1983)   #8
Workin' For A Livin'   (1982)  #9
I Know What I Like  (1987)  #9
It's Alright  (1994)  #1 AC

1 Don't Fight It  
2 Got To Get You Off My Mind  
3 Free  
4 Respect Yourself  
5 Cry To Me  
6 Just One More Day  
7 Never Found A Girl  
8 Soulsville  
9 Little Sally Walker  
10 I Want To Do Everything For You  
11 Just The One I've Been Looking For  
12 Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You  
13 Never Like This Before  
14 Grab This Thing  
Huey Lewis & The News - Soulsville (Live)
Huey Lewis and The News - Live at 25 - Power of love
Huey Lewis And The News - If This Is It

Grammy-winners Huey Lewis and The News are proud to release Soulsville, on W.O.W. Records, their first album in nine years,. Recorded at historic Ardent Studios in Memphis, the album features 14 classic songs from the vault of Stax Records, including "Respect Yourself" and "Got To Get You Off My Mind". Considered to be the preeminent soul music label in America, Stax was home to artists like Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & The MG's, and Isaac Hayes, and produced an astounding number of hit records throughout the 1960's & 70's. Ably paying tribute to the rich Stax legacy, Huey Lewis and The News, joined by their long time horn section, capture the energy and excitement of this important era.

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