Few musicians from England have made such a mark on America as John Parr has. Calling America his second home, he has spent decades building a successful career and winning over fans from one end of the country to the other. His career started years ago, and he still continues to delight fans domestically. As a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter, he has enjoyed a long and successful career as a musician in America.
Parr, who is a native of England, first found fame in America with the song he is probably best known for, “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion),” the popular 80’s tune that he wrote and performed. With the help of this song, ICORD has helped raise over a quarter of a billion dollars for spinal injury research.
John Parr’s song Naughty Naughty in 1984 was on the “Hot One Hundred” Billboard Chart hitting number 1 in Kansas then Detroit then eventually going number 1 across the States. In all, Naughty Naughty stayed on the chart for 6 months.
Throughout his career, Parr has savored a wide range of experiences. Having sold more than 10 million albums, he has worked with a variety of top industry names, including Tina Turner, Bryan Adams, Meatloaf, Journey, Richard Marx, the Beach Boys, Celine Dion among others. He has also collaborated on song writing with such people as Mutt Lange, Harold Faltermeyer, Marvin Hamlisch, David Foster and Roger Daltrey.
On July 4th, 2011 John Parr Released “Letter To America”
This is a lifetime inspired 2-disc collection which includes one audio disc of John performing his old and new hits with his band, as well as one audio disc of acoustic tracks. Produced by Parr, the first audio disc showcases Parr with his band performing fan favorites including Parr’s #1 hit “St. Elmo’s Fire”-“Man In Motion” and the unforgettable hit “Naughty Naughty”.
The second audio disc features acoustic arrangements such as “The Minute I Saw You” and “The Best A Man Can Get”. Both of these discs are loaded with fan favorites as well as a variety of newly released music
John Parr is now accepting offers for 2017: Artist Available for Bus Tours, Fly Dates, Venues, Festivals, Fairs, Casinos, Radio Shows And Corporate Events.