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Kerry Livgren

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Kerry Livgren (born in Topeka, September 18, 1949) is the guitarist, keyboardist and the main songwriter of the band Kansas. He is the author of well-known hits such as Carry on Wayward Son and Dust in the Wind, as well as progressive rock classics like Song For America and Journey From Mariabronn. In his solo music he incorporates a lot of different styles with a sense of melody and a focus on Christian lyrics. His albums featuring plenty of the guests such as Ronnie James Dio, STEVE WALSH or his talented nephew Jake Livgren (who recently joined also his current prog band Proto-Kaw, alternative Kansas group that was renewed after more than thirty years).
Besides music, Livgren has many other pursuits, as he explains: “I’m a family man, I have a role in my church, I’m running a record label, a studio, a production company, a farm, and I have more hobbies and interests than there are hours in the day.”

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  • hauzzer

    Prime Mover II is his best solo album.

    20 Jan 2013 Reply
  • SmallCoolOne

    Seeds of Change was one of my favorite albums of that time period - Kerry Livgren was so underrated as a musician and songwriter...

    31 May 2012 Reply
  • Amorphis92

    A treasure indeed!

    6 Jun 2011 Reply
  • OnlyVisitor

    Seeds of Change is his best album. progressive rock as I like it.

    30 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Ronconrad

    God inspired lyrics and music!

    4 Nov 2009 Reply
  • sandsofa

    "Seeds of Change" is one of my favorite Hard Rock LPs. I was very surprised that Dio is singing Christian lyrics, for me it was a great miracle. Lobo

    3 Jun 2009 Reply
  • MarcosRV

    A well-hidden treasure.

    17 Apr 2009 Reply

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