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Hot! Larry Hoppen

Larry Hoppen (guitar, vocals) was a co-founder and “the voice” of the classic American band Orleans. Tens of millions know Larry’s uplifting tenor from the hits Still the OneDance With MeSpring Fever andLove Takes Time. Larry was a tremendously gifted musician – equally at home on keyboards or guitar and was fluent on bass, melodica and trumpet. He performed and/or recorded with Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Livingston Taylor, Lulu, Graham Parker, Blues Traveler, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, Michael Franks, Levon Helm, Michael Brecker, Chet Atkins, John Sebastian and Bela Fleck, among others. He joined us for this taping to talk a little about songwriting.

“At my school, everyone in band thinks that music is about copying, not creating. They all need to watch your show. That would show them what it’s all about.”

— B.J.