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Nick Gilder

Updated on August 30, 2012

Do You Remember This Guy?

The year was 1978. I heard this great song on the radio, and loved the artist that was singing it. The song was "Hot Child In The City", and the artist was an English born, recently uprooted to Canadian singer named Nick Gilder.

Nick Gilder was born on December 21, 1951 in London, England. He was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1975, he started a group called Sweeney Todd. They had a hit in Canada. Nick Gilder thought they had international appeal, and came to the US. He received a record deal there and, out of that, came the song I heard.

Nick is considered a "one-hit wonder", but he went on to write songs for other artists and a few movies. He still produces and makes music in Canada, as well as doing a few tours.

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Facts courtesy of www.wikipedia.org

The Song I Heard

Here's the song I heard that left such an impression.

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