John Ford Coley brings '70s hits to Corbet Theatre for President's Scholarship Performance
President's Scholarship Performance: John Ford Coley in Concert
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 7:00 pm
Famed as part of a Grammy® nominated duo with England Dan, John Ford Coley will perform his hits from the '70s, including: I’d Really Love to See You Tonight, Nights Are Forever Without You and Love Is the Answer at Centralia College for the President’s Scholarship Performance on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
England Dan and John Ford Coley reached multi-gold and platinum status with several hit albums and singles. Their debut album in 1976, Nights Are Forever, catapulted the duo to stardom with the hit singles I’d Really Love to See You Tonight and Nights Are Forever Without You. The pair later released Some Things Don't Come and Dr. Heckle and Mr. Jive, generating hit singles Love Is the Answer, Westward Wind, We’ll Never Have to Say Goodbye, and Gone Too Far.
In addition to a regular touring schedule performing his own hits, Coley has produced songs for numerous other artists, including Eddie Money, Vince Gill, Tom Wurth and Lynn Bryant.
Coley has written or performed several movie theme songs, including Major League: Back to the Minors and The Spy Within; television theme songs James at 16 and Cold Case; and jingles for commercials for Dr. Pepper and Maxwell House Coffee. On television, Coley hosted The Midnight Special and co-hosted The Mike Douglas Show, and appeared on American Bandstand, Hollywood Squares, Make Me Laugh and The Tonight Show.
As an actor, Coley appeared in the films and on television in Dream a Little Dream, Scenes From the Gold Mine, and Aces and Eights.
Tickets for this special President's Performance at Centralia College are $20 general admission, $25 golden circle (1st 8 rows), and $30 box seats. For tickets, please call 736-9391, ext. 777 or purchase at Heymann Whinery, Centralia or at Book n Brush, Chehalis. If you would like additional information, please contact Candy Lunke, Events Coordinator, at 736-9391, ext. 605.