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Kevin Hearn


Keyboardist, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Kevin Hearn was created July 3, 1969 in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. As a youngster he found out the music from the Beatles as well as the Seaside Boys and obviously noticed his avocation — he got it significantly. He studied traditional piano and went to St. Michael’s Choir College. He resided and breathed music. His professional profession started when he became a member of the appearance People in 1988, staying with the music group until its demise in 1993, and, as luck could have it, 2 yrs later on in 1995, he stepped set for keyboardist Andy Creeggan in Barenaked Girls just because the Canadian music group was exploding in to the U.S. marketplace. What was regarded as a short-term gig converted into a long term one, and Hearn utilized the doors opened up to him to start out a sideline single career, liberating a solo task, Mothball Mint, in 1997. He continuing to try out with Barenaked Women, and soon after the group’s 4th studio recording, Stunt, premiered in 1998, Hearn was identified as having persistent myelogenous leukemia, and finished up hospitalized in Toronto as the music group toured to get the recording. Hearn received many bone tissue marrow transplants from his sibling, Sean Hearn, and finally the cancer proceeded to go into remission, permitting Hearn to rejoin Barenaked Women in 1999. He released another solo recording, H-Wing, in 2001 that artistically addressed his disease and treatment — and was actually named following the medical center wing he was in while he published a lot of the tunes. At this time Hearn had put together his own music group, Thin Buckle, to back again him in his single endeavors. He continued to be an associate of Barenaked Women as well, dealing with a number of the composing for the music group as his part together broadened. He released another solo album, once again with Slim Buckle, called Night time Light in 2003. A 4th, The Wonder Mile, made an appearance in 2006. 3 years later on, Hearn released his 5th solo task, Havana Winter, adopted in 2011 from the ten-track Cloud Maintenance, which presented a visitor appearance from Garth Hudson (the Music group) and premiered on Hearn’s personal Celery Music label.

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Full Name Kevin Hearn
Profession Singer, Guitarist, Keyboard Player
Education St. Michael's Choir School
Nationality Canadian
Children Havana Winter Hearn
Awards Gemini Award for Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series
Music Groups Barenaked Ladies, Kevin Hearn and Thin Buckle, Rheostatics, Look People
Music Songs One Week, Testing 1, 2, 3, Old Apartment, One Little Slip, Odds Are, Pinch Me, Big Bang Theory Theme, Lovers in a Dangerous Time, Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah, It's All Been Done, Falling for the First Time, Call and Answer, When I Fall, Grim Grinning Ghosts, Another Postcard, Who Needs Sleep?, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / We Three Kings, Elf's Lament, Pollywog in a Bog, Did I Say That Out Loud?, Too Little Too Late, Alcohol, Crazy ABC's, I Have a Little Dreidel, Light Up My Room, It's Only Me, Some Fantastic, Thanks That Was Fun, Never Is Enough, I’ll Be That Girl, You Run Away, Shoe Box
Albums Days in Frames, Cloud Maintenance, Mothball Mint, Barenaked for the Holidays, Snacktime!, Born on a Pirate Ship, Rock Spectacle, Barenaked Ladies Are Me, BNL Rocks Red Rocks, Grinning Streak, Barenaked Ladies Are Men, Hits from Yesterday & the Day Before
Movies Barenaked in America, Barelaked Nadies, Barenaked Ladies: The Barenaked Truth
TV Shows Juno Awards, Juno Awards of 2002

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1 In addition to working and touring with Barenaked Ladies, he is also part of Kevin Hearn and Thinbuckle [July 2004]
2 Wrote a song about his guitar, which was stolen from an airport
3 In 1998, was diagnosed with a life threatening form of leukemia, but after chemotherapy, and a BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant), he recovered.
4 His brother, Sean was the donor of his transplant.
5 Cousin of Harland Williams.



90210 2012 TV Series 1 episode
Some Jerk with a Camera 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Play the Game 2009 writer: "Sound of Your Voice"
Crazy for Love 2005 performer: "Night Light" / writer: "Night Light"



Barenaked Ladies: Live from Rock Red Rocks 2015 TV Movie
Last Summer on Earth 2012 TV Movie
Monday Report 2005 TV Series The Barenaked Ladies
The Wrong Guy 1997 Policeman #5

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Music Department

Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... 2008 TV Series musician - 1 episode
Seven Little Monsters 2000 TV Series composer: theme music - as Barenaked Ladies



Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Himself
The Being Frank Show 2012 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
The Apprentice 2006 TV Series Himself
Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas 2005 TV Special documentary Himself (as Barenaked Ladies)
Canadian Idol 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Real Magic TV 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The Commies 2003 TV Special documentary Himself - Barenaked Ladies (uncredited)
The 31st Annual Juno Awards 2002 TV Special documentary Himself - Co-Host
Life and Times 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Gary & Mike 2001 TV Series Himself
The 29th Annual Juno Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
Charmed 2000 TV Series Himself
Barenaked in America 1999 Documentary Himself
Burt Bacharach: One Amazing Night 1998 TV Special documentary Himself (as Barenaked Ladies)
Barenaked Ladies: One Week 1998 Video short Himself - Barenaked Ladies
Beverly Hills, 90210 1997 TV Series Himself

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