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About Todd Rundgren
Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer Todd Rundgren’s career has produced a diverse range of music, both as a solo artist and as a member of progressive rock band Utopia. Don’t miss his North Kansas City show at VooDoo Lounge on April 3, 2014.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Rundgren engineered and/or produced many notable albums for other acts, including Straight Up by Badfinger, Stage Fright by The Band, We're an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, New York Dolls by New York Dolls, and Skylarking by XTC. In the 1980s and 1990s his interest in video and computers led to "Time Heals" being the eighth video played on MTV, and "Change Myself" was animated by Rundgren on commercially available Amiga computers.
Todd Rundgren’s best-known songs include "Hello It's Me" and "I Saw the Light," featured in heavy rotation on classic rock radio stations, and "Bang the Drum All Day,” featured in many sports arenas, commercials and movie trailers. Although lesser known, "Couldn't I Just Tell You" has had a major influence on power pop musicians.