Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?… E.G. Daily

E.G. (Elizabeth) Daily has starred in over 40 feature films including ‘Pee Wee’s Big Adventure’ as Dotty. Daily is also well known for her roles in films such as Valley Girl, Better Off Dead, Bad Dreams, Dogfight, No Small Affair, Fandango, Streets of Fire, The Devil's Rejects, My Sister's Keeper, She has appeared in many TV & films, guest-starring on ‘Friends’ as Phoebes ex songwriting partner. She is known as “the voice of your childhood”, Buttercup from the ‘Powerpuff Girls’, ‘Babe’, academy award-winning, ‘Happy Feet’ as the lead character Baby Mumbles and Tommy Pickles in the long-running Emmy-award winning Nickelodeon Rugrats TV series. Nickelodeon has just recently announced a brand new reboot of Rugrats coming soon. As a singer/songwriter, Daily has also composed music and...

Where Are They Now?…Will To Power

The one consistent in Will to Power is writer, producer, remixer Bob Rosenberg. Various females performed lead vocals including Elin Michaels, Gioia Bruno, Donna Allen, Wendy Pederson, Siddy Betancourt, Rachel Newman Suzi Carr, and Maria Mendez. In 1985 Bob became the original "Hot Mix Master" on Miami's Hot 105. His 7-minute Mega Mixes were played in full rotation and charted as actual songs. The #1 Song for the year 1985 was "Lime Hot Mix", #1 song in 1986 was "Run DMC Mix". #1 song in 1987 was "Dreamin" by Will to Power. Bob wrote Dreamin' in memory of his twin sister who passed away in August 1986. Bob decided to put his creative energy into his own music and released Dreamin' in April 1987. Dreamin'...

Where Are They Now?…Pebbles

“Music, artist developing, and helping people is a lifetime chosen calling for me,” says Perri Pebbles Reid, who fulfilled a childhood dream through her God-given talent to become an international pop/R&B sensation. Pebbles’ influence as a Renaissance—manager, producer, songwriter, director, and image-maker—is still being felt today. “Pebbles,” a childhood nickname, had an early brush with industry success in the early ’80s as a backup singer for percussionist/bandleader Bill Summers and the funk outfit Con Funk Shun, helping to co-write “Body of Lover,” one of the band’s biggest hits. In 1987 she scored the first breakthrough with Pebbles, her self-titled solo debut for MCA Records. “Pebbles” yielded a Platinum-plus album featuring the hits “Girlfriend” and “Mercedes Boy” (which Pebbles wrote), both Top Five Pop & #1...

RFTW (Ready For The World)…Where Are They Now?

The group Ready for the World ascended upon the music scene in the mid-eighties. Their debut album entitled Ready For The World was released in 1985 on MCA records. This album released 5 singles including “Oh Sheila”. Within the same week, “Oh Sheila” was no# 1 on the R&B, Pop, Dance, and Video Billboard charts. This feat earned the group a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. “Oh, Sheila” also earned Gold status as a single and helped propel the group to Platinum status with millions of albums sold. The second album was released in 1986 and was entitled Long Time Coming. This album proved the longevity of the group. The hit single “Let Me Love you Down” climbed to No# 1 on...

King Kobra….Where Are They Now?

King Kobra was started by drummer Carmine Appice after he finished work touring with Ozzy Osbourne for the “Bark At The Moon” tour.  The band was rounded out by mostly unknown musicians at the time consisting of Mark Free (Lead Vocals), Mick Sweda (Guitar), David Micheal Phillips (Guitar) and Johnny Rod (Bass).  All band members except for Appice had bleached-blonde hair that was considered somewhat of a unique look at that time. King Kobra released two studio albums featuring the original lineup for Capitol Records, Ready to Strike (1985) and Thrill of a Lifetime (1986). The song “Iron Eagle (Never Say Die)” was featured on the soundtrack album from the 1986 movie Iron Eagle and the video garnered the band a lot of airplay on...

The Thompson Twins…Where Are They Now?

Tom Bailey actually started the Thompson Twins in 1977. However, the band would go through numerous lineup changes and wouldn't find real success until 1983.  Quick-Step & Side Kick was released in February of 1983 and featured the hits "Lies", "Love On Your Side", We Are Detective" and, "Watching.  The album would reach #2 on the UK charts and would be certified platinum. The album "Into the Gap" was released in 1984 and became their most commercially successful album. "Hold Me Now", "Doctor! Doctor!", "You Take Me Up", and "Sister of Mercy" were all released as singles and the band would reach #10 on the U.S. charts.  In 1985 the Thompson Twins released "Here's to Future Days" featuring the hit single "Lay Your Hands on...

The Brat Pack…Where Are They Now?

The Brat Pack was a nickname that was coined in 1985 to describe the group of young actors who frequently appeared together in teen-oriented coming-of-age films in the 1980s. The most popular members included Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy. The cast of The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire comprise the core of the group. So where are they now?   Emilio Estevez Known for his roles in Breakfast Club, The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, Maximum Overdrive, Repo Man, That Was Then...This Is Now, Wisdom and Young Guns in the 1980s, Estevez went on to star in The Mighty Ducks movies as well as starring roles in such films as Judgement Night,...

Autograph – Where Are They Now?

Known primarily for their biggest hit single "Turn Up The Radio", Autograph released three major albums for RCA Records including "Sign In Please", "That's The Stuff" and "Loud and Clear". https://youtu.be/j8CcTYsMHYU   The original lineup of Autograph got together in 1983. The band consisted of vocalist Steve Plunkett, guitarist Steve Lynch, Randy Rand on Bass, Keni Richards on Drums and Steve Isham on Keyboards.  Known primarily for their biggest hit single "Turn Up The Radio", Autograph released three major albums for RCA Records with this lineup including "Sign In Please", "That's The Stuff" and "Loud and Clear". "Turn Up The Radio" was one of the last songs that the band had recorded for the "Sign In Please album.  Apparently the band thought it was just...

Cinderella…Where Are They Now?

Formed in 1982 by Tom Keifer and Eric Brittingham, Cinderella was one of the biggest bands of the '80s rock and metal era.  Following several lineup changes, the band solidified their members with Jeff Labar and Fred Coury.    The band's debut album "Night Songs" was an instant success with comparisons being made to Aerosmith and AC/DC.  Cinderella released four critically-acclaimed studio albums,  Night Songs (1986), Long Cold Winter (1988), Heartbreak Station (1990), and Still Climbing (1994).  Tom Keifer announced in 2017 that the band had no plans to reunite. So where are they now?   Tom Keifer (Lead vocals, rhythm & lead guitars, acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano, mandolin, Dobro, Saxophone, harmonica) Tom Keifer has released two solo albums starting with "The Way Life Goes" in...

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