|Birth name||John Lewis|
|Born||14 March 1947|
|Genres||Pop, rock, new wave, blues|
|Instruments||Vocals, keyboards, guitar|
|Labels||Stiff Records, Sonet Records, Union Square Music|
Jona Lewie (born John Lewis, 14 March 1947 in Southampton, England) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his 1980 UK hits "You'll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties" and "Stop the Cavalry".
Career[change | change source]
In 1969, as a singer/songwriter, he made compositions and recordings for the compilation album I Asked For Water She Gave Me ... Gasoline on the Liberty/UA label. Other compositions in 1969 were for the album These Blues is Meant to Be Barrel Housed on the Yazoo/Blue Goose label in New York, still as a solo artist known as John Lewis.
Albums[change | change source]
- Alias Jona Lewie (1975)
- On the Other Hand There's a Fist (1978)
- Gatecrasher (compilation of singles for Sonet, 1980)
- Heart Skips Beat (1982)
- Optimistic (1993)
- Ukephoric: The London Ukulele Festival 2009 (2010)
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "JONA LEWIE". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official site
- Greatest Hits Archived 2016-04-03 at the Wayback Machine
- The Top 10 Christmas Songs of The Last Decade Archived 2017-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
- Bestiff.co.uk Archived 2006-06-12 at the Wayback Machine
- Reference to his song being No 2 on Australian Charts in 1981[permanent dead link]