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Paul Pena (born in Hyannis, Massachusetts, on January 26, 1950; died on October 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist of Cape Verdean descent. From the first half of his career Pena's music touched on Delta blues, jazz, morna, flamenco, folk and rock and roll. Pena is probably best-known for writing the song "Jet Airliner," a major 1977 hit for the Steve Miller Band and a staple of classic rock…

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  • A legend!
  • You're a hero of mine, I miss you. So unique songs.
  • the 1972 album is simply masterpiece
  • No, I totally thought he sounds like Bob Seger too!
  • As stupid and backwards as this may sound, he sounds like Bob Seger. Except Mr. Pena can destroy on the ol guitar.
  • Saw him perform with the Tuvan throatsinger, Kongar-Ol- Ondar, in San Francisco in 1999 when the Genghis Blues album and documentary first came out . The combo was pretty amazing! Like @battleaxed said below, if you like Paul Pena and you like Tuvan throat singing, the you've got to see the documentary: http://www.genghisblues.com/
  • has a little somethin somethin
  • It's because Taylor Hicks covered Gonna Move
  • really odd that Taylor Hicks is the #! similar artist here ...
  • Has anyone ever seen the 'Ghengis Blues' documentary? If not you should def get your hands on it.

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