Joshua Kadison

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Joshua Kadison
Joshua Kadison 2008.jpg
Joshua Kadison, Stuttgart 2008
Background information
Born (1963-02-08) 8 February 1963 (age 52)
Los Angeles, California
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1993–now

Joshua Kadison (born February 8, 1963, Los Angeles, California) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and writer. He is perhaps best known for the Top 40 hits "Jessie" and "Beautiful in My Eyes" from his debut album Painted Desert Serenade. He is the son of the late actress Gloria Castillo, who was the inspiration behind his song "Mama's Arms."

Career[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1993: Painted Desert Serenade
  • 1995: Delilah Blue
  • 1998: Saturday Night In Storyville
  • 1999: Troubadour In A Timequake
  • 2001: Vanishing America
  • 2005: The Venice Beach Sessions - Part 1
  • 2006: The Venice Beach Sessions - Part 2
  • 2006: The Essential Joshua Kadison
  • 2008: Return Of The Dragonfly

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
NZ
[3]
GER
[4]
AUT
[5]
SWI
[6]
NED
[7]
BEL
(FLA)

[8]
SWE
[9]
IRE UK
[10]
1993 "Jessie" 26 15 15 12 6 11 10 29 29 16 48 Painted Desert Serenade
1994 "Beautiful In My Eyes" 19 5 23 55 65
"Picture Postcards From L.A." 84 46 55 36 36
1995 "Jessie" (UK reissue) 19 15
"Beautiful In My Eyes" (UK reissue) 37
"Take It On Faith" 76 Delilah Blue
1996 "Delilah Blue"
2001 "Carolina's Eyes" 42 Vanishing America
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Book[edit]

  • 17 Ways To Eat A Mango: A Discovered Journal of Life on an Island of Miracles, Hyperion, New York 1999. ISBN 0-7868-6457-5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joshua Kadison - US Hot 100". billboard.com. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Australian chart". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Joshua Kadison - New Zealand Chart". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Joshua Kadison - German Chart". musicline.de. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Austrian chart". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Swiss chart". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Dutch chart". dutchcharts.nl. 12 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Belgian Chart". ultratop.be. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Joshua Kadison - Swedish chart". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "Joshua Kadison - UK Chart". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 

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