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Richard Marx

Richard Marx © Bernhard Kuhmstedt/Retna
Born: Sep 16, 1963 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Before he became a pop/rock heavyweight during the late '80s (and an adult contemporary balladeer throughout the following two decades), Richard Marx sang on commercials and performed as a backing vocalist for Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, and Julio Iglesias. The Chicago native also delved into professional ...Read full biography
Repeat Offender
Released: 1989
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Richard Marx's second album is almost as strong as his first, even if it shows that his songwriting has a tendency to slip into sappy, saccharine clichés. Nevertheless, it contains some major hit singles ...Read full review
Richard Marx
Released: 1987
Label: Capitol
Critics' Rating:
Richard Marx's self-titled debut album was a finely crafted record of mainstream pop/rock. Marx understood how the melodies of up-tempo rockers like "Don't Mean Nothin'" are driven by thick power chords, ...Read full review
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