Greg Kihn , born July 10, 1949 in Baltimore, is a musician, writer and American radio host.
Born in Baltimore, Greg Kihn moved to San Francisco in 1974 to pursue a career in music. He is one of the first artists signed by the independent label Beserkley Records and creates the pop rock group Greg Kihn Band . The group's debut album, Greg Kihn, was released in 1976. He released an album a year and began touring. His reputation is growing and he is the label artist who sells the most records in the late 1970s. His first hit, The Breakup Song, reached the top of Billboard Hot 100, but it was with the album Kihnspiracy (1983) that the band got their biggest hit, the single Jeopardy. , in the dance-rock style, rising to the 2> place of the Billboard Hot 100>. The group's popularity declines in the second half of the 1980s but it continues to give a lot of concerts, with Kihn engaging Joe Satriani, then early in his career, to coach the guitar during a 1986 tour.
Greg Kihn continues recording albums in the 1990s but is much more discreet before turning to radio and writing. In 1996, he became host for San Jose's KFOX radio, where he hosted a morning show until 2012>. He publishes his first novel, Horror Show, also in 1996 and is nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel. He then published three other horror novels, Shade of Pale (1997), Big Rock Beat (1998) and Mojo Hand (1999). His fifth novel, Rubber Soul, appears in 2013 and is a crime novel involving the Beatles.