Ray Parker Jr.

Real Name:Ray Erskine Parker Jr.

Singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor born on 1 May 1954 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)..Graduate of Northwestern High School in 1972. In the mid-1970's, he was involved in Love Unlimited Orchestra with Barry White. He formed the group Raydio in 1977. When Raydio broke up in 1981. Parker continued with his solo career, scoring six Top 40 hits, including the hit single "The Other Woman" (Pop #4) in 1982 and "Ghostbusters" in 1984.Parker was one of the first black artists to venture into the then-fledgling world of music videos. Parker's "Ghostbusters" video, helmed by the film's director, Ivan Reitman, was one of the first movie-themed videos to find success on MTV. Parker also wrote and produced hits for New Edition ("Mr. Telephone Man"), Randy Hall, Cheryl Lynn ("Shake It Up Tonight"), Deniece Williams ("I Found Love"), and Diana Ross. On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Ray Parker Jr. among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire

Do not confuse Ray Parker Jr. with Ray Parker who is a Canadian composer known for his soundtrack of 'Les Aventures De Tintin'. , MySpace , Wikipedia , All Music , Imdb
In Groups:First Cosins Jazz Ensemble, L.A. Workshop, Love Unlimited Orchestra, Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Raydio
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