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Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren
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Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania) is an American musician (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, saxophone, theremin), singer-songwriter and record producer. His career started in earnest with the psychedelic garage rock band Nazz in 1967, and he departed shortly after the band's second album was released in 1969. He released his first solo album in 1970, and has continued to record as a solo artist since. From 1973-86 he was also leader of the band Utopia. In addition to his own recordings, he has produced and/or engineered albums by a wide range of other artists, including Grand Funk Railroad, The Band, Badfinger, New York Dolls, Hall & Oates, and XTC.
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http://www.tr-i.com
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Releases on file (39)
Todd Rundgren — White Knight Todd Rundgren — White Knight
(Cleopatra CLO0586, 2017, CD)
Todd Rundgren — An Evening with Todd Rundgren - Live at Ridgefield Todd Rundgren — An Evening with Todd Rundgren - Live at Ridgefield
(Purple Pyramid CLO 0335, 2016, CD + DVD)
Todd Rundgren — Global Todd Rundgren — Global
(MVD7260A, 2015, CD)
Randy Brecker — RandyPop! Randy Brecker — RandyPop!
(Piloo Records, 2015, CD)
Todd Rundgren — State Todd Rundgren — State
(Cherry Red EANTCD 21018, 2013, 2CD)
Todd Rundgren — Arena Todd Rundgren — Arena
(Cooking Vinyl COOKCD480, 2008, CD)
New Cars — It's Alive! New Cars — It's Alive!
(Eleven Eleven 7058312, 2006, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Liars Todd Rundgren — Liars
(Sanctuary Records 06076-86357-2, 2004, CD)
Todd Rundgren — With a Twist... Todd Rundgren — With a Twist...
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2302, 1997/2011, CD)
Todd Rundgren — 2nd Wind Todd Rundgren — 2nd Wind
(Warner Bros 9 26478-2, 1991, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Nearly Human Todd Rundgren — Nearly Human
(Warner Bros W2 25881, 1989, CD)
XTC — Skylarking XTC — Skylarking
(Caroline CAR 50690-2, 1986/2002, CD)
Utopia — POV Utopia — POV
(Passport PBCD 6044, 1985, CD)
Todd Rundgren — A Capella Todd Rundgren — A Capella
(Warner Bros 25128-1, 1984/1985, CD)
Utopia — Oblivion Utopia — Oblivion
(Passport PBCD 6029, 1983/1990, CD)
Utopia — Adventures In Utopia + Deface the Music + Swing to the Right Utopia — Adventures In Utopia + Deface the Music + Swing to the Right
(Edsel EDSD 2129, 1982/2012, 2CD)
Todd Rundgren — Hermit of Mink Hollow + Healing + The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect Todd Rundgren — Hermit of Mink Hollow + Healing + The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect
(Edsel EDSD 2126, 1982/2012, 2CD)
Utopia — Swing to the Right Utopia — Swing to the Right
(Rhino Records RNCD 70875, 1982/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect Todd Rundgren — The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect
(Rhino Records RNCD 70876, 1982/1988, CD)
Utopia — Utopia Utopia — Utopia
(Rhino Records R2 70713, 1982/1989, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Healing Todd Rundgren — Healing
(Rhino Records RNCD 70874, 1981/1987, CD)
Utopia — Deface the Music Utopia — Deface the Music
(Rhino Records RNCD 70873, 1980/1992, CD)
Utopia — Adventures in Utopia Utopia — Adventures in Utopia
(Rhino Records RNCD 79872, 1979/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Back To The Bars Todd Rundgren — Back To The Bars
(Rhino Records R2 71109, 1978/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Hermit of Mink Hollow Todd Rundgren — Hermit of Mink Hollow
(Rhino Records RNCD 70871, 1978/1988, CD)
Utopia — Oops! Wrong Planet Utopia — Oops! Wrong Planet
(Rhino Records R2 70870, 1977/1992, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Faithful Todd Rundgren — Faithful
(Rhino Records RNCD 70868, 1976/1987, CD)
Utopia — Ra Utopia — Ra
(Essential ESM CD 757, 1976/1999, CD)
Utopia — Another Live Utopia — Another Live
(Rhino Records R2 70867, 1975/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Initiation Todd Rundgren — Initiation
(Rhino Records RNCD 70866, 1975/1987, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Todd Todd Rundgren — Todd
(Rhino Records R2CD 71108, 1974/1991, CD)
Utopia — Todd Rundgren's Utopia Utopia — Todd Rundgren's Utopia
(Rhino Records R2 70865, 1974/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — A Wizard, a True Star Todd Rundgren — A Wizard, a True Star
(RCA Victor VICP-60807, 1973/1999, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Something / Anything? Todd Rundgren — Something / Anything?
(Rhino Records R2 71107, 1972/2011, 2CD)
Nazz — III Nazz — III
(Rhino Records R2 70111, 1971/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren Todd Rundgren — Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren
(Rhino Records R2 70863, 1971/1990, CD)
Todd Rundgren — Runt Todd Rundgren — Runt
(Rhino Records RNCD 70862, 1970/1990, CD)
Nazz — Nazz Nazz Nazz — Nazz Nazz
(Rhino Records R2 70110, 1969/1994, CD)
Nazz — Nazz Nazz — Nazz
(Castle 06076-86362-2, 1968/2006, CD)

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