Related Artists

Jonathan Richman


Home > Music > R > Richman, Jonathan


Born: 1951/05/16
Birth Place: Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Years Active: 1970 – present
Genres: Rock, New Wave, Protopunk

Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1970 he founded The Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band. Since the mid-1970s, Richman has worked either solo or with low-key, generally acoustic backing. He is known for his wide-eyed, unaffected and child-like outlook, and music that, while rooted in rock and roll, often draws on influences from around the world. Born in Natick, Massachusetts, Richman began playing music and writing his own songs in the mid-1960s. He became infatuated with The Velvet Underground, and in 1969 he moved to New York City, lived on the couch of their manager, Steve Sesnick, worked odd jobs and tried to brea... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to Jonathan Richman
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Heart Of A Saturday Night
On: Step Right Up- Waits Tribute
$0.99 Buy Song
(She's Gonna) Respect Me
On: Back In Your Life
$0.99 Buy Song
Lover Please
On: Back In Your Life
$0.99 Buy Song
My Love Is A Flower (Just Beginning To Bloom)
On: Back In Your Life
$0.99 Buy Song
Emaline
On: Back In Your Life
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>


Photos:

Richman,_Jonathan
Richman,_Jonathan