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. 10/19/2014 9:19:24 PMJuke Box Herohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/juke-box-hero/id212030506?i=212030671&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. 10/19/2014 5:50:24 AMHead Gameshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/head-games/id212030506?i=212030517&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. 10/18/2014 5:58:36 PMCold As Icehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/cold-as-ice/id212030506?i=212030508&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. 10/18/2014 3:18:42 AMFeels Like the First Timehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=284531744&id=284531685&at=11l9vR
  5. 10/17/2014 5:33:55 AMHot Bloodedhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hot-blooded/id212030506?i=212030951&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. 10/16/2014 7:24:12 AMDouble Visionhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/double-vision/id212030506?i=212030511&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. 10/14/2014 10:50:10 PMUrgenthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/urgent/id212030506?i=212030561&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. 10/14/2014 2:53:06 PMHead Gameshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/head-games/id212030506?i=212030517&uo=5&at=11l9vR