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Christopher Cross

g, voc, *1951 US, San Antonio
Singer / Composer / Songwriter of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Christopher Charles Geppert

Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammy Awards. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Ride Like the Wind", "Sailing", and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", the latter recorded by him for the film Arthur starring Dudley Moore. "Sailing" earned three Grammys in 1981, while "Arthur's Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, and Peter Allen).

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Synthesizer
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Sailing on Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) on Arthur - The Album [Original Soundtrack] by Various Artists
Ride Like the Wind on Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
All Right on Another Page by Christopher Cross
Think of Laura on Another Page by Christopher Cross
Never Be the Same on Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
I Will (Take You Forever) on Back of My Mind by Christopher Cross
Swept Away on Back of My Mind by Christopher Cross
Say You'll Be Mine on Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
I Really Don't Know Anymore on Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Take Me As I AmChristopher Cross2017Album
Christopher Cross & Friends LiveChristopher Cross2017Album
Secret LadderChristopher Cross2014Album
Secret LadderChristopher Cross2014Album
Ride Like The WindChristopher Cross2013Album
A Night In ParisChristopher Cross2013Album
Leave It To MeChristopher Cross2011Album
Doctor FaithChristopher Cross2011Album
Super Hits LiveChristopher Cross2011Compil.
Cross Words (The Best Of)Christopher Cross2011Compil.
Christmas Time Is HereChristopher Cross2010Album
Every Turn Of The World / Back Of My MindChristopher Cross2008Album
The Cafe Carlyle SessionsChristopher Cross2008Album
An Evening With Christopher CrossChristopher Cross2008Album
Ils Ont Chanté La MerCharles Trenet, Michel Jonasz, Christopher Cross, Brigitte Bardot, Laurent Voulzy, Jean-Louis Aubert, Sinéad O'Connor, Isabelle Aubret, Adamo, Manic Street Preachers, Denez Prigent, Philippe Lavil, Guy Bontempelli, Loreena McKennitt2005Compil.
The Very Best Of Christopher CrossChristopher Cross2002Compil.
Ride Like The Wind (Remixes 2001)Christopher Cross2001Single
All Right (Remixes 2001)Christopher Cross2001Single
USA Christopher CrossChristopher Cross2001Compil.
The Definitive Christopher CrossChristopher Cross2001Compil.
Maximum Pop Hits: Songs From The HeartStyx, Eddie Money, REO Speedwagon, Christopher Cross, Justin Hayward, Pat Benatar, Peter Frampton2001Compil.
Red RoomChristopher Cross2000Album
An Evening With Christopher CrossChristopher Cross1999Album
Greatest Hits LiveChristopher Cross1999Compil.
Walking In Avalon CD samplerChristopher Cross1998Album
A Night With Christopher Cross - Best Hits LiveChristopher Cross1998Compil.
Walking In AvalonChristopher Cross1998Album
When She SmilesChristopher Cross1998Single
Walking In AvalonChristopher Cross1997Single
So Far AwayAlan Parsons With Vocals By Christopher Cross1996Single
Open Up My WindowChristopher Cross1995Single
Wild Wild WestChristopher Cross1994Single
WindowChristopher Cross1994Album
Wishing WellChristopher Cross1994Single
Been There, Done ThatChristopher Cross1994Single
CrossroadsChristopher Cross1992Album
In The Blink Of An EyeChristopher Cross1992Single
Is There SomethingChristopher Cross1992Single
Nothing Will ChangeChristopher Cross1992Single
RendezvousChristopher Cross1991Album
The Best Of Christopher CrossChristopher Cross1991Compil.
Arthur's ThemeChristopher Cross1990Single
Back Of My MindChristopher Cross1988Album
I Will (Take You Forever)Christopher Cross1988Single
I Will (Take You Forever)Christopher Cross1988Single
Swept AwayChristopher Cross1988Single
SomedayChristopher Cross1988Single
Love Is Love (In Any Language)Christopher Cross1986Single
Loving StrangersChristopher Cross1986Single
Every Turn Of The WorldChristopher Cross1985Single
That Girl / Open Your HeartChristopher Cross1985Single
Charm The SnakeChristopher Cross1985Single
Bolsa De Dormir (Sleeping Bag) / Encanta La Serpiente (Charm The Snake)ZZ Top / Christopher Cross1985Single
Every Turn Of The WorldChristopher Cross1985Album
A Chance For HeavenChristopher Cross1984Single
Think Of Laura / Cuori SolitariChristopher Cross / Twinlove1984Single
Think Of Laura / Deal 'Em AgainChristopher Cross1983Single
All Right / Ride Like The WindChristopher Cross1983Single
Sarà Quel Che Sarà / All RightTiziana Rivale / Christopher Cross1983Single
Think Of Laura / Words Of WisdomChristopher Cross1983Single
Pensando En Laura = Think Of Laura / Sin Tiempo Para Hablar = No Time For TalkChristopher Cross1983Single
Deal ´Em AgainChristopher Cross1983Single
Talking In My SleepChristopher Cross1983Single
Another PageChristopher Cross1983Album
No Time For TalkChristopher Cross1983Single
All RightChristopher Cross1982Single
The Robert W. Morgan Special Of The WeekChristopher Cross1981Compil.
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) / Say You'll Be MineChristopher Cross1981Single
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) / Ride Like The WindChristopher Cross1981Single
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) / Stop Draggin' My Heart AroundChristopher Cross / Stevie Nicks With Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers1981Single
Christopher CrossChristopher Cross1981Single
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) / Turn Your Love Around / Young Turks / Under PressureChristopher Cross / George Benson / Rod Stewart / Queen & David Bowie1981Single
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)Christopher Cross1981Single
Say You'll Be MineChristopher Cross1980Single
Ride Like The WindChristopher Cross1980Single
Mary Ann / The Light Is OnChristopher Cross1980Single
SailingChristopher Cross1979Single
Christopher CrossChristopher Cross1979Album
Ride Like The Wind / SailingChristopher Cross1979Single
Never Be The SameChristopher Cross1979Single
Christopher CrossChristopher Cross1979Album
Talkin' About HerChristopher Cross1976Single
Think Of Laura / Never Be The SameChristopher CrossSingle
All RightChristopher CrossSingle
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