Bob Halligan Jr
Bob Halligan Jr has written over 1,100 songs, 200 of which have been recorded by artists internationally with sales over 30 million units. Cher, KISS, Michael Bolton, Kathy Mattea, Rebecca St James and many others have helped put 9 Gold & Platinum records on Halligan’s wall, including the hit song “Don’t Close Your Eyes” by KIX. For 21 years he has led the Celtic pop-rock group Ceili Rain, and also portrays Paul McCartney in Beatlemania Stage Show. He’s recently developed a one-man show called PaulTheBeatle. Bob has sung on recordings with Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Felix Cavaliere and Michael McDonald, and was nominated as a songwriter for a CABLE ACE Award for Original Song of the Year. He is an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University, where he teaches songwriting, film scoring, music business and a Beatles class. Mr. Halligan was recently the only American invited to sing at a Papal gathering of 100,000 people in Italy, and met Pope Francis.
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