|Origin||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Years active||1982 – 1989|
Mr. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of Music which uses the techniques of Rock and roll to compose a softer See also 1982 in music (UK Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1989 In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music RCA Records (originally The Victor Talking Machine Company, then RCA Victor is one of the flagship labels of Sony Music Entertainment. Richard Page (born 16 May 1953, Keokuk, Iowa, USA) was the lead Singer and Bassist in 1980s U Steve George is also the name of the Bassist of Swervedriver. Pat Mastelotto (born Lee Patrick Mastelotto, 10 September 1955, Chico, California) is a rock Drummer who has Mister was a popular American atmospheric pop rock band of the 1980s. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. The band's name came from an inside joke about a Weather Report record called Mr. Gone where they referred to each other as "Mister Fister" or "Mister (insert word here). Weather Report was an influential Jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s combining Jazz and Latin jazz with Art music, Mr Gone is Weather Report 's eighth studio album and is perhaps best known for receiving a "one-star" rating by Down Beat magazine " Mr. Mister may be considered as representative of the melodic and sophisticated sound of '80s pop rock. Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs The band consisted of Richard Page on vocals and bass guitar, Steve George on keyboards, Pat Mastelotto on acoustic and electronic drums and Steve Farris on guitars. Richard Page (born 16 May 1953, Keokuk, Iowa, USA) was the lead Singer and Bassist in 1980s U Steve George is also the name of the Bassist of Swervedriver. Pat Mastelotto (born Lee Patrick Mastelotto, 10 September 1955, Chico, California) is a rock Drummer who has
Richard Page had formerly worked as a session musician (for Quincy Jones) and had composed for Michael Jackson, Donna Summer, Kenny Loggins, Al Jarreau, and many more. Richard Page (born 16 May 1953, Keokuk, Iowa, USA) was the lead Singer and Bassist in 1980s U Session musicians are musicians available for hire as opposed to musicians who are either permanent members of a musical outfit or who have acquired fame in their own right Quincy Delight Jones Jr (born March 14, 1933) also known as Q, is an American Music Impresario, conductor Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman Donna Summer (born LaDonna Adrian Gaines December 31, 1948) is an American Singer-songwriter and Musician who gained Kenneth Clark "Kenny" Loggins (born January 7, 1948 in Everett, Washington) is an American Singer and Songwriter Alwyn Lopez "Al" Jarreau (born March 12, 1940) is an American singer In the late 1970s, he and his childhood friend Steve George founded the band Pages (most notable song: "I Do Believe in You") in Phoenix, Arizona, from which Mr. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. Steve George may refer to Steve George (keyboardist (born 1955 keyboardist for pop band Mr Phoenix (ˈfiːˌnɪks O'odham Skikik, Yavapai Wasinka, Western Apache Fiinigis, Navajo Hoozdo, Mister was founded in 1982. Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) The two continued to apply their tight harmonies to background vocals on albums by successful pop artists like Laura Branigan and the Village People, while working to break their own material. Laura Branigan (July 3 1957 – August 26 2004 was an American singer and actress of Irish ancestry Village People are a concept Disco group formed in the late 1970s All four members had done extensive session work for other artists and brought numerous influences to the band.
When the first Mr. Mister album, I Wear the Face, was released in 1984, Page was offered the chance to replace Bobby Kimball as lead singer of Toto, and later was offered Peter Cetera's place in Chicago; he refused both offers. Bobby Kimball (born 29 March 1947, in Orange, Texas) is an American Singer best known for being a member of the Rock Toto was a Grammy Award winning American rock band founded in 1977 by some of the most popular and experienced Session musicians of Peter Paul Cetera (born September 13, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, U Chicago is a Rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago Illinois. The band began as a politically charged sometimes experimental rock band and later moved to a predominately
The second album, 1985's Welcome to the Real World, with lyrics from Page's cousin John Lang, was the breakthrough for Mr. cousin in Kinship terminology is a relative with whom one shares a common Ancestor, but in modern usage the term is rarely used when referring to a Mister, with three top 10 singles, two of which hit #1 on the U. S. pop charts (most notably "Broken Wings", the chorus of which was later sampled on the 2Pac single "Until the End of Time"). "Broken Wings" is a #1 hit song released as a 1985 single by the band Mr Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16 1971 &mdash September 13 1996 also known by his Stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper They had several #1 MTV videos and headlined the first MTV Spring Break show in 1986. MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. Mr Mister had several Grammy Award nominations, including the 1986 Grammy for "Best Pop Band" (which was awarded to the"We Are the World" ensemble). The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966 " We Are the World " is a 1985 song written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, produced and conducted by Quincy Jones and recorded
During this time, Mr. Mister toured with other popular acts including Don Henley, The Bangles, Eurythmics, Tina Turner, and Adam Ant, for whom the song "Stand and Deliver" was written. Donald Hugh " Don " Henley (born July 22, 1947, in Gilmer Texas, U The Bangles are an American all-female band that originated in the early 1980s, scoring several hit singles through much of the decade Eurythmics (often incorrectly referred to as The Eurythmics) is a British Musical duo, formed in 1980 by Annie Lennox and Dave Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an eight time Grammy Award -winning American Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard on 3 November 1954 is an English Musician, who gained popularity as the Lead singer of 1980s This song eventually appeared on Mr. Mister's third album, Go On..., which the band said was "some of the best stuff we ever did," showing a much more mature band and a sound that hinted at progressive rock. Go On was the third album by American pop band Mr Mister. It was released in 1987 and featured a more serious tone than their previous Progressive rock (often shortened to " progressive " " prog " or " prog rock " is a form of Rock music that evolved Nevertheless, Go On. . . was not a commercial success.
Guitarist Steve Farris left around 1989, replaced by Buzz Feiten and later Trevor Rabin. Howard "Buzz" Feiten (pronounced "feet'n" is a North American Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, and Session musician. Trevor Rabin (born January 13, 1954) is a South African American musician best known as a guitarist and songwriter for the British The band began working on a fourth album, Pull, with session guitarists, but were dropped by their label before it could be released, and the band decided to break up. The album remains unreleased to this day, although one track ("Waiting in My Dreams") later appeared on a 2001 greatest hits collection by the band.
After Mr. Mister broke up, Page released a solo record and a band record as Third Matinee (with Patrick Leonard) in 1994, and continued to write hit songs for many artists including "I'll Remember" (with Leonard and Madonna), a 1993 hit for Madonna. Third Matinee (or 3rd Matinee was formed by vocalist Richard Page and Patrick Raymond Leonard (born 1955 or 1956) is an American Songwriter, Keyboardist and Music producer, known for his longtime collaboration " I'll Remember " is the Theme song to the 1994 Film With Honors, performed by American pop singer Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16 1958 known as Madonna, is an American Two years later, he released Shelter Me, his first solo album. Steve George worked extensively as musical director with Kenny Loggins and Jewel. Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American Singer-songwriter, actress, and Poet, generally known just by her Steve Farris went on to work with Rod Stewart, Whitesnake, Tori Amos, and 4 Non Blondes. Roderick "Rod" David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945 is a Singer and Songwriter born and raised in London England and currently Whitesnake are an English Hard rock band founded in 1977 by David Coverdale (formerly of Deep Purple) Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963) is a Pianist and Singer-songwriter of dual British and American 4 Non Blondes were an American rock band formed in 1989 They consisted of bassist Christa Hillhouse, guitarist Shaunna Hall, drummer Wanda Day Pat Mastelotto recorded several hits with The Rembrandts, Jude Cole, Cock Robin, Martika, as well as alternative bands (XTC, Robyn Hitchcock, The Sugarcubes), and many others. The Rembrandts are an American pop-rock band formed by Phil Solem and Danny Wilde in 1989 Jude Cole is a rock Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (primarily a Guitarist) who has also worked as a record producer television personality and Cock Robin is a US Pop-rock band, mostly popular in the 1980s particularly in Europe where they were to become famous Marta Marrero (born 18 May 1969) better known as Martika, is an American pop Singer and actress. XTC was a New Wave band from Swindon, England, active between 1976 and 2005 Robyn Rowan Hitchcock (born March 3, 1953) is an English Singer-songwriter and guitarist The Sugarcubes ( Sykurmolarnir in Icelandic) were an Icelandic Alternative rock band formed in 1986 and disbanded in 1992 Since 1994, Mastelotto has been a member of King Crimson and done thousands of live shows and participated in several Crimson records, including producing and mixing the King Crimson Projects. King Crimson is a Progressive rock band founded by guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Michael Giles in 1969 The ProjeKcts is a 1999 box set of four live albums recorded between 1997 and 1999 by four Side projects of the band King Crimson, known as ProjeKcts He also currently runs several side projects including Mastica, TU, Tuner, and KTU. TU is a band formed by Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto. They released one Eponymous album in 2003. KTU is a progressive / experimental Musical supergroup. In 2004 Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto started collaborating with Pat is also a member of the critically acclaimed melodicrock band Mecca, their new album is due out late 2008.
|Year||Song||US Hot 100||US MSR||US A.C.||Canada||UK singles||Album|
|1984||"Hunters of the Night"||57||-||-||-||-||I Wear the Face|
|1985||"Broken Wings"||1||4||3||1||4||Welcome to the Real World|
|1986||"Is It Love"||8||17||-||20||87|
|1987||"Something Real (Inside Me/Inside You)"||29||27||-||38||-||Go On. I Wear the Face is the debut album released from Mr Mister, released in 1984 on the RCA label Welcome to the Real World was the second Album by American pop band Mr Go On was the third album by American pop band Mr Mister. It was released in 1987 and featured a more serious tone than their previous Broken Wings The Encore Collection is the first US compilation album of the eighties band Mr The Best of Mr Mister is a compilation album of the eighties band Mr Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks (originally called Mainstream Rock Tracks) is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on Mainstream rock The Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart (formerly known as Adult Contemporary Singles, Easy Listening, and only Adult Contemporary) lists the most popular The Canadian Singles Chart is currently compiled by the US-based music sales tracking company Nielsen SoundScan. The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry "Hunters of the Night" is the first single and hit song released by the band Mr "Broken Wings" is a #1 hit song released as a 1985 single by the band Mr "Kyrie" was a #1 hit song by the 1980s pop/rock band Mr "Is It Love" is a 1986 single by the band Mr Mister, and is the third single from Welcome to the Real World. "Something Real" is a 1987 single by the band Mr Mister, and is the first single from Go On . .|