Gregory Abbott

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Birthday
19, 1942
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Soul musician and composer who has released more than a dozen singles since 1986, including "Let Me Be Your Hero" and "Shake You Down."

Before Fame

His mother taught him how to play piano. He studied psychology at University of California, Berkeley where he later returned to teach.

Trivia

His first solo album had two chart-topping hits, "Shake You Down" and "I Got the Feelin (It's Over)."

Family Life

He married blues singer Freda Payne in 1976. They had a son named Gregory Jr. on Payne's 35th birthday before divorcing later in August of 1979.

Associated With

He has performed for Princess Stephanie of Monaco.