J.P. Pennington

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J.P. Pennington
Birth nameJames Preston Pennington[1]
Born (1949-01-22) January 22, 1949 (age 70)
OriginBerea, Kentucky, U.S.
Genrespop, Country
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1963–present
LabelsWarner Curb, Epic, MCA
Associated actsExile

James Preston "J.P." Pennington (born January 22, 1949) is an American musician, known primarily as a founding member of the country pop band Exile. Pennington was the founding member and lead singer of the group until departing in 1990.[2] After his leaving Exile, he signed to MCA Records as a solo artist. There, he released three singles and one album, Whatever It Takes, in 1991.[1] Pennington re-established the band in 1995, together with guitarist Les Taylor.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Whatever It Takes

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[1]
1991 "Whatever It Takes" 45 Whatever It Takes
"Old Familiar Ring"
"You Gotta Get Serious" 72
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 321. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ a b Huey, Steve. "Exile biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 August 2010.