Jules Shear

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Birthday
7, 1952
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1952 (age 68)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Wrote All Through The Night, a Cyndi Lauper hit, and If She Knew What She Wants, a hit for The Bangles.

Before Fame

He started writing songs as a teenager. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he was a noted member of the Pitt Glee Club and acoustic group Wooden Music.

Trivia

His first group, Funky Kings, attracted little attention. His second group, Jules and the Polar Bears, was beloved by critics but flopped commercially. He discovered that his songs tended to attract little attention when he sang them, but in the throats of other artists, they soared to the top of the charts.

Family Life

He married singer and songwriter Pal Shazar.

Associated With

He was in a relationship with Aimee Mann, the end of which inspired J for Jules by 'Til Tuesday.