Shooting Star


Shooting Star was a rock band from Kansas City, MO that became famous in the 1980s. The original lineup consisted of of Van McLain (d. March 2, 2018), Bill Guffey, Steve Thomas, Ron Verlin, Charles Waltz, and Gary West, with many personnel changes.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • You've Got What I Need (1980)
  • Hollywood (1982)
  • Touch Me Tonight (1989)

Pop charts debut year: 1980

Years active: 1978-1987, 1989-2018

Genres: Rock

Labels: Arista, Virgin, Epic, Geffen, V&R, Enigma, Renaissance


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