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Although Eric Martin is best-known because the business lead singer of rock and roll quartet Mr. Big, he was a practiced music veteran before that clothing in 1988. Created on Oct 10, 1960, in Very long Isle, NY, Martin shifted frequently during his years as a child because of his father’s profession as an Military officer. Once the family members settled in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in 1976, Martin shaped the music group 415 with some senior high school close friends. The music group became a favorite local draw, ultimately opening for functions like Billy Squier, Molly Hatchet, as well as the Marshall Tucker Music group, while still an unsigned work. Authorized to Elektra Information, 415 transformed its name to Eric Martin Music group and released the debut Sucker for a fairly Encounter in 1983. Despite carrying on to property high-profile gigs as support for a few of the very most well-known acts at that time, such as Night time Ranger and Trip, the recording received a reasonably tepid reception as well as the music group split in 1985. Martin added the monitor “I CANNOT Stop the Open fire” towards the film soundtrack Educators and released a self-titled single recording in 1985, which spawned a pop strike with “Info.” In 1988, Martin became a member of makes with bass participant Billy Sheehan, guitarist Paul Gilbert, and drummer Pat Torpey to create Mr. Big. The reputations from the players, especially amongst fellow music artists, generated immediate curiosity as well as the music group was authorized to Atlantic Information in 1989. Documenting three albums for the label in the past due ’80s/early ’90s, Martin discovered achievement as Mr. Big got several pop strikes, including “SIMPLY TAKE My Center,” a cover of Kitty Stevens’ “Crazy Globe,” and the main “To Become With You,” however they could under no circumstances fully capitalize on the momentum in the us. They do retain a fervent pursuing in Japan correct up through the finish of the 10 years. A second single work by Martin, Someplace in the centre, wasn’t provided a release within the U.S., but became a strong vendor in Japan and in past due 2000, Spitfire Information released I’m Just Fooling Myself.

Quick Facts

Full Name Eric Martin
Date Of Birth October 10, 1960
Died October 9, 2002, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Weight 113 kg
Profession Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Denise Martin
Children Dylan Martin, Jacob Martin
Parents Iris Martin, Frederick Lee Martin
Music Groups Mr. Big, Tak Matsumoto Group
Music Songs I Love the Way You Love Me, These Are the Good Times, No One Said Goodbye, Time After Time, Eyes of the World, I Can't Stop the Fire, Over My Heart, Everytime I Think of You, Eternal Flame, If You Believe Me, Chijo no Hoshi, Crazy World Like This, Just One Night, Time Goes By, Secrets in the Dark, Dreamin’, Break Out, Mikazuki, Unbreak My Heart, I For You, Taiyou no Uta, Nada Sou Sou, Letting It Out, Don't Stop, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Mission, Lyin’ in a Bed of Fire, INORI, The American Dream, Sons Of Angels, Tsuki no Shizuku
Albums MR.VOCALIST, MR. ROCK VOCALIST, Somewhere in the Middle, Mr. Big Live, Mr. Big, Take Cover, Mr. Vocalist 2, I'm Goin' Sane, Destroy All Monsters, Sucker For A Pretty Face, Pure, MR. VOCALIST 3, Lovedream, MR.VOCALIST X'MAS, MR. VOCALIST BEST, Timeless

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1 Lead singer for the band: "Mr. Big"



One Hit Wonderland TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Station 2009 Documentary performer: "To Be With You"
Saturday Night Live 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols! 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deutschland sucht den Superstar 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Family Man 2000 writer: "To Be With You"
La vida en el aire 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Angelina: The Movie 1992 writer: "To Be With You"
Caddyshack II 1988 performer: "One Way Out"
Iron Eagle 1986 "These are the Good Times" / performer: "Eyes of the World" / writer: "Eyes of the World"
Teachers 1984 performer: "Can't Stop The Fire"



The Best Hit USA 2010-2015 TV Series Himself
Fantoons Chasing Mr. Big 2014 Short Himself (voice)
Mr. Big: Lean Into It 1991 Video Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1984 TV Series Himself

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