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Rory Dodd

born in 1976 in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada

Rory Dodd

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Rory Dodd

Rory Dodd (b. Port Dover, Ontario, Canada)[1] is a Canadian rock vocalist[1][2] who has performed many songs written by Jim Steinman. He is probably best known for singing[1][3] as the second voice (the "Turn around, bright eyes" lyrics) on Bonnie Tyler's version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart", a Number 1 hit on Billboard Hot 100.[4]

Dodd performed the backing vocals for many of Meat Loaf's songs.[1] He also sang three songs on Steinman's solo album, Bad for Good (although he is only credited for two of them on the sleeve notes of the LP pressing). "Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through", was his [5] biggest hit as a lead singer, reaching Number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100.[6] Singer of Fire Inc.[7] a Wagnerian rock band that released two songs for the rock and roll film Streets of Fire in 1984.[8] He is notable for having a unique falsetto.

More recently, Dodd has done voiceover work for commercials. He provided the main voice in the Hungry Hungry Hippos commercial.[9]

Partial discography

All with asterisks indicate Jim Steinman's involvement.

1970s

  • Rockabye Hamlet (Studio cast album, 1976)
  • Meat LoafBat out of Hell — (1977)*
  • Ted Nugent — Cat Scratch Fever — (1977)
  • Ellen Foley — Night Out — (1979)
  • Garland JeffreysAmerican Boy & Girl — (1979)
  • Ian Hunter— You're Never Alone With a Schizophrenic — (1979)

1980s

  • Jim SteinmanBad for Good — (1981)*
  • Meat LoafDead Ringer — (1981)*
  • Karla DeVito — Is This a Cool World or What? — (1981)*
  • Peter CrissLet Me Rock You — (1982)
  • Steve Forbert — Steve Forbert — (1982)
  • Billy JoelAn Innocent Man — (1983)
  • Ian Hunter — All of the Good Ones Are Taken — (1983)*
  • Air Supply — "Making Love out of Nothing at All" — (1983)*
  • Bonnie TylerFaster Than the Speed of Night — (1983)*
  • Original soundtrack — Streets of Fire — (1984)*
  • Al Corley — Square Rooms — (1984)
  • Julian LennonValotte — (1984)[10]
  • Lou ReedNew Sensations — (1984)
  • Billy Squier — Signs of Life — (1984)*
  • Barbra StreisandEmotion — (1984)*
  • Barry Manilow — "Read 'Em and Weep" — (1984)*
  • Carly SimonSpoiled Girl — (1985)
  • James TaylorThat's Why I'm Here — (1985)
  • Martin Briley — Dangerous Moments — (1985)
  • Rory Dodd — "A Kiss is a Terrible Thing to Waste" (demo) — (1985)*
  • Rory Dodd — "Night After Night" — (1985)
  • Bonnie TylerSecret Dreams and Forbidden Fire — (1986)*
  • Julian LennonThe Secret Value of Daydreaming — (1986)
  • Patty SmythNever Enough — (1987)
  • Rory Dodd — "Got Me Singing (Someone Like You)" — (1987)
  • SurvivorToo Hot to Sleep — (1988)
  • Scritti Politti — Provision — (1988)
  • Lisa Lougheed — Evergreen Nights — (1988)
  • Pandora's Box — Original Sin — (1989)*

1990s

2000s

  • Ian Hunter — Once Bitten Twice Shy — (2000)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Discogs - Rory Dodd. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  2. Allmusic - Rory Dodd. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  3. Total Eclipse of the Heart Songfacts]. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  4. You must specify title = and url = when using {{cite web}}.. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  5. Discogs - Rock & Roll Dreams Come Through. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  6. You must specify title = and url = when using {{cite web}}.. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  7. Discogs - Fire Inc.. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.
  8. New York Times Filmography. New York Times. Retrieved on October 19, 2012.
  9. Broadway Dave- Blog. Retrieved on 2012-12-03.

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