Eddy Huntington biography

Eddy Huntington

Italo disco, Musical Artist

1965 –

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Who is Eddy Huntington?

Edward "Eddy" Huntington is a pop singer from the UK, popular in Europe and the former USSR.

Huntington was born in the north east of England and moved to London at the age of 18, where he became a music video extra and model.

He was discovered by Baby Records, an Italian record label who took him to Milan to record the song "USSR" written by R. Turatti, M. Chieregato and T. Hooker.

When "USSR" was released throughout Europe in 1986 on ZYX Records it became a hit in mainland Europe and in the Soviet Union and is widely popular to this day. Huntington went on to have other lesser known hits such as "May Day" and "Meet My Friend". He also released the album Bang Bang Baby in 1989.

Huntington left the music industry in the early 1990s and trained to become a primary school teacher in the UK. He taught at Eldon Grove Primary School in Hartlepool teaching children in year 1. He provided after school drama and singing lessons as well as everyday lessons. He then moved to Thailand for 2 years with his wife teaching at Bangkok Patana School. There his youngest son was born, which prompted a move back to England, where he is the deputy head of a community primary school.

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Born
Oct 29, 1965
United Kingdom
Also known as
  • Eddie Huntington
  • Huntington, Eddy
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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