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The Foreigners

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Foreigner
By: Priscilla Takyi, Dora Riddick, Mercury Carver, Savannah Elliot

Foreigner
Born: Fe bruary 19, 1964
Currently resides in : Raleigh, n.c.
Spouse: Mylene Aldrich
Music Groups: Whitesnake(2002-), Burning Pain, etc..
Albums: Electrovision, Alter Ego
Children: Ryder James Aldrich
Record Lables: Enigma Records, Frontier Records, etc..
Born: August 25, 1951 (New York City)
Died: February 23, 2004(Bazel, Switzerland)
Spouse: Laurie Pellillo(m?-2004), Carolyn Mayo
Movies: St.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club
Music Group: oreigner(1981-1988)

Born: April 25, 1952(Rochester,NY)
Age: 61
Albums: Outside looking in
Music Groups: Foreigners(1992-2003), Black Sheep

Born: August 18, 1968
Age:45
Lives: Denville, NJ
Education: Berklee College of Music
Record Label: Sanctuary Records Group
Music Group: Whitesnake(2010-2013),etc.
Brian Tichy
Bob Mayo
Bruce Turgon
Doug Aldrich
http://www.foreigneronline.com/mickjones.html
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/lou-gramm-mn0000808304/biography
http://www.classicbands.com/names.html
http://www.jasonsutter.com/v2/BIO.htm
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http://www.joelhoekstra.com/bio.html
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/foreigner-mn0000987621
Jason Bonham
Born: July 15, 1966(Dudley, UK
Age: 47
Spouse: Jan Charteris(m.1990)
Children: Jager & Jaz
Parents: Pat Phillips, John Bonham
Music Group: Black Country Communion(2009-),etc..
Siblings: Zoe Bonham
Dennis Elliott was born August 18, 1950, in Peckham,London. He was a drummer who played from 1976-1991. He officially left the band in 2002. Later years he became a professional sculptor. Dennis married his wife Iona in London in 1972
Cites
Was a drummer that started with the Foreigners in 2002. He was born in 1947 and doesn't have a wife or kids.
Denny Carmassi
Dennis Elliott
He was a American bass guitarist and original for the rock band Foreigners. He was a member since the beginning in 1976. He was born February 13, 1952 in New York City. He played his guitar left handed even though he was right handed and was replaced in 1979. He has no wife or kids.
Ed Gagliardi
Jason Sutter
He was born in Potsdam, New York. He has been a drummer ever since he was nine years old. He has done a lot of shows in his life (Late night shows, Performed with pink). He currently lives in Los Angeles and he is about to go on a world tour with Marilyn Manson. He graduated from the Univesity of North Texas with a Bachelor's degree in music education and then attended University of Miami to pursue his Masters.
Alan Greenwood
Alan is one of the founding members of Foreigners and the keyboardist of the rock band. He was born October 20,1951. Alan stayed in the band for four years 1976-1980 and then left. The next year(1981)he formed the band Spys with former Foreigner bass player Ed Gagliardi, John Blanco, John Digaudio and Billy Milne. He has no wife or kids.
Chris Frazier
Born on September 7, 1967 in Bethesda, Maryland. He has been a part of Foreigner since September 2012 and was a part of Whitesnake (2007-2013). Toured and recorded with Steve V ai(1985-2001). He was a touring drummer with Eddie Money from 2003-06. Worked with Doug Aldrich and Steve Vai.

Mick Jones
He was born on December 27, 1977 in Horsell, United Kingdom. He was married to Ann Dexter-Jones from 1985 -2007. They had two children Annabelle and Alexander Dexter-Jones. He also has two sons from a prior marriage. Mick Jones started the band with Ian McDonald and Lou Gramm in New York. Before that he was in a band named Spooky Tooth. He named the band Foreigner because he, Ian Mcdonald and Dennis Elliot were British while the rest of the band members were American.
Paul Mirkovich
Paul was born March 20, 1963 in Los Angeles. He is a keyboardist and has sung along with Cher for 16 years.
Mark Schulman
Born September 4, 1961 in Los Angeles, California. He was a drummer for Foreigners. He is currently a beatmaster for P!NK.
Kelly Hansen
He was born on April 8 1961 in Hawthorne, CA. He is now the current vocalist of the band.
Lou Gramm
Lou was born on May 2, 1950 in Rochester, NY. He was the original lead vocalist of the band.
Mark Rivera
Was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1952 and attended the prestigious High School of Performing Arts. Because of a friendship with "Mutt" Lange, he was asked in 1980, he was asked to do some recording on Foreigner 4
Johnny Edwards
Edwards was born in Louisville, Ky. He was the second lead vocalist for Foreigner. But he quit the music life to raise a family. Him and his wife have two children.
Jeff Pilson
He was born on January 19, 1959 in Lake Forest, IL. Pilson has been the bassist for the band since 2004. Prior to Foreigner he was in the band Dokken (1993-2001).
Michael Bluestein
He was born in Massachusetts. He started playing the at the age of 9. Michael went to the Berkelee College of Music. He played with the house band on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has been the keyboardist for foreigner since 2008.
Thom Gimbel
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He plays rhythm guitar, saxophone, flute. He sings background vocaals and occasionally perfoms additional keyboards for the band.
Deen Castronovo
Born on August 17, 1965 in Westminster, California and has been married to Julie Castronovo since 2004. Their kids are Roman Jude Castronovo and Kyle Castronovo. He attended South Salem High School, is a drummer, and is currently in Journey, Cacophony, and Foreigner.
Joel Hoekstra
Born in 1966 and married to Antonia Gianino. He plays the guitar, piano, and cello. He is in Night Ranger and Trans Siberian Orchestra.
John Purdell
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Born on July 8, 1959 in San Diego, California and raised in Los Angeles. He graduated from Verdugo Hills High School Tujunga, CA in 1977, and was in the music groups Quiet Riot and Foreigner. He died of cancer on July 10, 2003
Bruce Watson
Was born on March 11, 1961 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He is a Scotish guitarist and a founding member of Big Country. He was married on April 9, 1988 to Sandra and they have two kids, Jamie and Bruce. He started to perform with Jamie in 2008
Ian McDonald
He was born on June 25, 1946 in Osterley, Middlesex. He served five years in the army as a bandsman. He plays the saxophone, flute, vibraphone, guitar and is a founding member of King Crimson and Foreigner.
Richard (Rick) Wills
He was born on December 5, 1947 in London, England and is a british bass player. He played his early days in music in Cambridge University then was in local bands before joining professional bands
Musical Selections
Juke Box Hero
I Want To Know What Love Is
Hot Blooded
Waiting For A Girl Like You
Cold As Ice
Urgent
Feels Like The First Time
Head Games
Blue Morning, Blue Day
Night Life
Musical Style
Album Rock, Arena Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Hard Rock.
Band Endeavors
Their best hit songs were " Feels like the first time", "Cold as ice", & "Long, Long way from home".
Within their first year as a band they sold more than 4 million copies.
Lately, the band are now just playing for private parties and conventions in addition to small clubs and venues. They played last January at the SAP's Field Kickoff Meeting in Las Vegas . On June 13, 2013, at the 44th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Award Ceremony, Mick Jones and Lou Gramm were officially inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The duo then took stage one more time and, along with Thom Gimbel and the house band, performed "Juke Box Hero" and "I Want to Know What Love Is" with Anthony Morgan's Inspirational Choir of Harlem – a performance that brought the entire audience to its feet.
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