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Kenny Laguna

Born: Jan 30, 1948

Birthplace: Greenwich Village

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Kenny Laguna

Date of Birth : Jan 30, 1948
Birth Place : Greenwich Village

Kenneth Benjamin "Kenny" Laguna is an American songwriter and record producer, best known for his work with Joan Jett. He was born in Greenwich Village, New York City, and started playing piano at high school dances from the age of twelve. In the late 1960s he worked as a songwriter and producer with Super K Productions, established at Buddah Records by producers Jerry Kasenetz and Jeffrey Katz, writing songs for such acts as Tony Orlando, The Ohio Express and The Lemon Pipers, often in association with writers Bo Gentry, Bobby Bloom and Ritchie Cordell. Laguna played keyboards for a time with Tommy James and the Shondells, and played on their 1968 hit single "Mony Mony"; he also played keyboards on the second Ohio Express album, Yummy Yummy. Some other credits that Kenny Laguna can be seen on include playing on and singing backgrounds for Simon Says, Goody Goody Gumdrops, Indian Give, and most of the 1910 Fruitgum Company's record 1 2 3 Red Light, playing on "Gimmee Gimmee Good Lovin" by the Crazy Elephant, The Lemon Pipers' "Green Tambourine", as well as "This Magic Moment" and "Walkin' in the Rain" by Jay and the Americans.


  • Film Producer
  • Film Score Composer

Also known as

  • Kenneth Benjamin "Kenny" Laguna
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
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