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Corey Glover


Best known because the business lead vocalist of Living Color, the multi-talented Corey Glover in addition has issued albums like a single designer and acted in films/television. Created on November 6, 1964, in Brooklyn, NY, Glover fulfilled up with guitarist Vernon Reid (who was simply already a well known and in-demand sessionman) in the first ’80s, when Reid was impressed with Glover’s soulful rendition of “Content Birthday” in a shared friend’s party. The duo continued to create Living Color (alongside drummer Will Calhoun and bassist Muzz Skillings), and the group was developing a buzz within the N.Con.C. underground making use of their hard-rocking audio and socially conscious lyrics, Glover needed to briefly keep the group when he got a component in Oliver Stone’s traditional Vietnam film, Platoon. Soon after he came back, Living Color was authorized to Epic (thanks a lot in part to some Mick Jagger-produced demonstration tape), and obtained a big strike straight away making use of their debut documenting, 1989’s Vivid, and smash one/video “Cult of Character.” Living Colour continuing issuing complicated albums, including 1990’s Time’s Up and 1993’s Stain, but made a decision to split up in 1995 (Skillings acquired still left the group a couple of years prior, changed by program ace Doug Wimbish). Glover attemptedto launch a profession being a single musician, issuing the overlooked Hymns in 1998, also selecting time to show up like a VJ on VH1 and performing within the 1996 film Loose Ladies. Glover reunited along with his Living Color chums in 2001 to get a tour along with a suggested album within the works.

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Full Name Corey Glover
Profession Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Nationality American
Music Songs April Rain, Do You First, Then Do Myself, Sidewalk Angel, Hot-Buttered Soul, Only Time Will Tell, Things Are Getting In The Way, Lowball Express, Hymn #1017, Johnny Heartbreak, Three Time Loser, In From the Storm, Billy Jean, Alone Again, Little Girl, Express yo Zelf, Sweet Liberation, What Must I Do Now?, Drifting, Burn, Sermon, Little White Little Black Lies, S.H.O.T.H., One, Fireball, Same, Silence, Imagine, Toxic, Come Home, Clear
Albums The Chair in the Doorway, Everything Is Possible: The Very Best of Living Colour, Collideøscope, Hymns, Pride, Time's Up, Primer, Vivid
Movies Platoon, Living Colour: The Paris Concert, Loose Women, On Stage at World Cafe Live, Reunion

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1 In 2007, he starred as Judas in the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar".
2 Lead singer for the band Living Colour.
3 Served as VJ for VH-1.



Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glee 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Proposal 2009/I writer: "Cult of Personality"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "Cult of Personality"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game writer: "Cult of Personality"
Mr 3000 2004 writer: "Song without Sin"
Judgment Night 1993 writer: "Me, Myself & My Microphone"
Friday at the Dome 1991 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Say Anything... 1989 writer: "Cult of Personality"



Tongues on Fire: A Tribute to the Black Panthers 2010 TV Movie
Reunion 2001/I Ty
Signs of Life 2001 TV Series Peter
Loose Women 1997 Jack
The Keeper 1995 Martin
Platoon 1986 Francis



Platoon: 30 2017 Documentary filming Himself
Building the Coalition 2013 Documentary short completed Singer
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest Musician / Himself - Musical Guest
That Metal Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Treme 2013 TV Series Himself
Iron Core Talk 2010 TV Series Himself
Still Bill 2009 Documentary Himself
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
The List 2000 TV Series Himself
Friday at the Dome 1991 TV Series Himself

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1 I am not Danny Glover's son.

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