"Jonathan King" is an English singer-songwriter, record producer, music entrepreneur, and former TV and radio presenter.
King first entered the music industry with his 1965 single "Everyone's Gone to the Moon", which reached no 4 in the UK and no 17 in the USA. He followed this with several record releases, of which four made the UK Singles Chart Top 10 in the 1970s.
In parallel to his own recording career, King produced other acts. He discovered and named Genesis (band)/Genesis. He produced the Bay City Rollers' first single, among others, before founding his own record label, UK Records, in 1972. A significant signing was 10cc who were with the label for their first hits. In the 1980s King became involved in media work and regularly appeared as a presenter of British television programmes including Entertainment USA.
King was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2001 for committing sexual offences against five boys, aged 14 and 15, during the 1980s. He was released on parole in 2005.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Jonathan King on Wikipedia.