Paul Hardcastle

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Birthday
10, 1957
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
England

About

English musician and composer whose primary instrument was the synthesizer. He was once part of 1980s dance bands Direct Drive and First Light.

Before Fame

His career started in the 1980s, after his song "Rain Forest," a funky/electronic hybrid, launched him into the national consciousness.

Trivia

His music dominated the Jazz Charts. In fact, his song "Touch and Go," a collaboration with his son, became his 10th No. 1 song on the chart.

Family Life

He fathered three children with his wife Dolores Baker: Maxine, Paul Jr., and Ritchie.

Associated With

He remixed songs for a variety of artists, including disco great Barry White.