Ray Parker Jr.

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Ray Parker Jr.
Parker in 2013
Parker in 2013
Background information
Birth nameRay Erskine Parker Jr.
Born (1954-05-01) May 1, 1954 (age 68)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1963–present
Labels
Websiterayparkerjr.com

Ray Erskine Parker Jr. (born May 1, 1954)[1] is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He is known for writing and performing the theme song to the 1984 movie Ghostbusters. He is also known for his 1982 song "The Other Woman".[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Colin Larkin, ed. (1992). The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music (First ed.). Guinness Publishing. p. 1908. ISBN 0-85112-939-0.
  2. Kawashima, Dale (December 18, 2016). "Special Interview with Ray Parker Jr., Renowned Artist/Writer/Producer of "Ghostbusters" And Many Other Classic Hit Songs". Songwriter Universe. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
  3. Alloway, Meredith. "Past and Present Combine at the Tribeca Film Fest's Salute to Clive Davis". Vanity Fair. Condé Nast. Retrieved April 26, 2017.