Kerry Allen Livgren is an American musician and songwriter, best known as one of the founding members and primary songwriters for the 1970s progressive rock band Kansas.
|Birth name:||Kerry Allen Livgren|
|Born:||September 18, 1949, Topeka, Kansas, U.S.|
|Genres:||Progressive rock, rock|
|Occupation(s):||Composer, recording artist|
|Associated acts:||Kansas, AD, Proto-Kaw|
|Website:||Kerry Livgren's Official site|
|IMDb:||Kerry Livgren's IMDb|
About Kerry Livgren
Guitarist and songwriter who co-founded the 1970s progressive rock band Kansas, the group known for songs like "Dust in the Wind."
He fashioned his own guitar out of a cheap Stella model, a microphone, and an amp. He went to Washburn College, but did not finish his studies.
He is an outspoken conservative, having appeared on
His father, Allen Leroy, was an industrial engineer.
Phil Ehart was his bandmate in Kansas.
Information related to Kerry Livgren
- Kansas - Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".
- AD - AD was a 1980s Christian rock band, featuring former Kansas members Kerry Livgren and Dave Hope, former Bloodrock member Warren Ham, who had toured as a sideman with Kansas in 1982, Michael Gleason, who had replaced Ham as a touring member of Kansas in 1983, and Dennis Holt.
- Proto-Kaw - Proto-Kaw is an American progressive rock band. Featuring Kerry Livgren, the group is a reformation of a band formed in the early 1970s which served as the direct precursor to Kansas.
- Kansas (band) members
- Musicians from Topeka, Kansas
- Writers from Topeka, Kansas
- Songwriters from Kansas
- American rock keyboardists
- Stroke survivors