Paul Kingery: Stuff You Never Wanted Or Needed To Know
Born in Detroit, lives in Detroit
Third singer, [You know that high voice], bass and guitar for Three Dog Night.
92 - 97
Entertainment Coordinator and Producer of Special Events Lorio-Ross Sterling Entertainment.
91 - 96
Co-Leader and vocalist / guitarist for band Vizitor. Responsible for visual, musical and business presentation of band. Performed 80-95 dates a year for corporate and private events. [Translation - I had a really good tuxedo band]
88 - 91
Two World Tours with Tiffany and New Kids on the Block. Guitarist and principal backing vocalist. Appeared in numerous television shows, MTV video for "I Saw Him Standing There", two Japanese television commercials and an Ad in Guitar Player Magazine. [Those of you who are into that kind of stuff have fun tracking it down and let me know what you find.]
85 - 88
Tours with Three Dog Night and America as third vocalist and guitarist.
84 - 85
Tour with Tenor Sax great Ronnie Laws. Lead guitarist and principal backing vocalist. Tour culminated in Wembley Arena, London, England. [I have some live tapes I'll put on e-bay when I run out of money]
83 - 84
Recorded three albums, "Masters Brew" with bassist Tim Bogert and featuring Eddie Van Halen, Rick Derringer and Carmine Appice, "Champion" with bassist Jeff Berlin produced by Ronnie Montrose and "Race to Paradise" with vocalist / guitarist Jeff Paris on Mercury Records.
82 - 83
World Tour with Three Dog Night, including a date backing Chuck Berry. Position guitarist. [Hey Chuck, you still owe me money!]
81 - 82
Tour with Rick Springfield in support of his number one hit "Jessie's Girl". This tour included dozens of television appearances on nearly every music or talk show on television at the time and numerous appearances in magazines. Position lead guitarist and principal backing vocalist.
76 - 80
Leader of local pop rock band Air Condo. Top grossing band on the club circuit.
72 - 76
Solo artist for Bob Seger Manager Punch Andrews. I briefly went by the name Stretch Thomas. [I have no idea why I did that other than I was young and I loved to drink 151 rum and coke.] Recorded two songs on Bob Seger's "Beautiful Loser" LP. I'm the guitarist on "Nutbush City Limits" and on "Traveling Man".
68 - 72
Co- Leader of Assemblage with top ten regional hit "Satisfaction". The Album was titled "Assemble Album" on Westbound Records.
Rick Springfield - 4 appearances Merv Griffin Show, 6 appearances on Solid Gold, American Bandstand, Cheryl Ladd Special, Dick Clark's New Year's Rocking Eve, Jerry Lewis Telethon, Spirit of America Spectacular and The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
Tiffany - 2 appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, 2 appearances on The Arsenio Hall Show, Pat Sajak Show, Bob Hope Superbowl Special, Jerry Lewis Telethon & Tiffany: Live In Japan. Three Dog Night - Nashville Now & Solid Gold, Good Morning America, Super Bowl XXXII ['98], and Three Dog Night with the Tennessee Symphony Orchestra on PBS.
Video / DVD:
2 Japanese TV commercials with Tiffany, Ameritech Centrex, Hungry Howies, Shields Pizza, Big Boy, Franks Nursery & River Oak Apartments.