Rory Dodd

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Rory Dodd (born Port Dover, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian rock vocalist who has performed many songs written by Jim Steinman. He is probably best known for singing as the second voice (the "Turn around, bright eyes" lyrics) on Bonnie Tyler's version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart", a Number 1 hit on Billboard Hot 100. and for being the father of Carl Jenkinson, who currently plays professional football for Arsenal Fc.

Dodd performed the backing vocals for many of Meat Loaf's songs. He also sang three songs on Steinman's solo album Bad for Good (although he is only credited for two of them on the sleeve notes of the LP pressing). "Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through", was his biggest hit as a lead singer, reaching Number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100. Singer of Fire Inc. a Wagnerian rock band that released two songs for the rock and roll film Streets of Fire (1984). He is notable for having a unique falsetto.

More recently, Dodd has done voiceover work for commercials. He provided the main voice in the Hungry Hungry Hippos commercial.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1981 Superhits # 1 Various Artists 1
1989 Heaven & Hell Meat Loaf & Bonnie Tyler 4 Various Artists 1

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