Foreigner

While quite a few arena rock acts of the '70s found the transformation into the '80s quite difficult, several acts continued to flourish and enjoyed some of their biggest commercial success: Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, and especially Foreigner. Foreigner's leader from the beginning has been British guitarist Mick Jones, who first broke into the music biz as a "hired gun" of sorts, appearing on recordings by George Harrison and Peter Frampton, and as part of a later-day version of hard rockers Spooky Tooth. By the mid-'70s, Jones had relocated to New York City, where he was a brief member of the Leslie West Band and served as an A&R man for a record company. But it wasn't long before Jones felt the urge to be part of another rock outfit as he sought to put together a band that would be able to combine elements of rock, progressive, R&B, and pop into a single, cohesive style.

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  1. 7/1/2015 4:04:28 AMJuke Box Herohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/juke-box-hero/id864202252?i=864202492&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. 6/30/2015 2:14:36 AMHead Gameshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/head-games/id924465849?i=924468945&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. 6/28/2015 5:50:11 PMHot Bloodedhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hot-blooded/id924465849?i=924468886&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. 6/27/2015 9:57:34 AMFeels Like the First Timehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/feels-like-the-first-time/id924465849?i=924465860&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. 6/26/2015 9:08:17 PMUrgenthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/urgent/id864202252?i=864202432&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. 6/26/2015 6:01:32 PMDouble Visionhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/double-vision/id924465849?i=924468904&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. 6/25/2015 9:00:57 PMJuke Box Herohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/juke-box-hero/id864202252?i=864202492&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. 6/25/2015 7:06:50 PMCold As Icehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/cold-as-ice/id924465849?i=924465862&uo=5&at=11l9vR