Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, dramatist and author. He is widely known for the hit singles “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” (1979) and “Him” (1980). He is also known for his musicals Drood, which earned him two Tony Awards, and Curtains, and for his television series Remember WENN.
On this “HUMP DAY” I can’t wait for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” this evening when I can play for you music by: Ben E. King, Quincy Jones & James Ingram, Tyrone Davis, Sheila E. & Prince, Process & the Doo Rags, Rupert Holmes, Slave, Weird Al Yankovic, Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, a cut-in record from Dickie Goodman and another cut-in record by my former WCBS-FM co-worker Bob Shannon and I, calling ourselves the Conspirators; a/k/a/ the Strange Bedfellows and a lot more. The show begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. It’s gonna be a lot of fun musically. I’ll be looking for you to join me for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com. Happy “HUMP DAY!’