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Born Kennedy William Gordy, Rockwell is the son of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy. He changed his name so as to avoid charges of nepotism, wanting to make it in the music business on his talent alone, and he signed to Motown as a solo artist without his father's knowledge. His first single, "Somebody's Watching Me," which featured backing vocals from both Michael and Jermaine Jackson, was released in 1983, shot into the Top Ten, peaked at number two on Billboard's Hot 100, and went gold. His identity was eventually revealed. This, however, was his peak of success. The follow-up single, "Obscene Phone Caller," fizzled. Neither Captured (1985) nor The Genie (1986) fared well commercially, and Rockwell subsequently left the industry. ~ Steve Huey
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Stations Featuring
Rockwell

    1-Hit Wonders

    1-Hit Wonders
    1 song

    Halloween

    Halloween
    1 song

    Awesome '80s

    Awesome '80s
    1 song

    Classic Hits

    Classic Hits
    1 song

Albums by
Rockwell

Top Songs by
Rockwell

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Somebody's Watching Me
  3.   In a Dream
  4.   Breakfast in heaven
  5.   Peeping Tom
  6.   Timeless hope
  7.   Cruel men animal
  8.   Anthropogenic frontage
  9.   Harm vs response
  10.   Cry when you fall
  11.   Hidden track
  12.   Time heals nothing
  13.   Save human project
  14.   Constant and sharp
  15.   Hibakusha
  16.   Pictures of humanity
  17.   Perfect design

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