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Walter Egan

voc, g, *1948 US, New York City
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Walter Lindsay Egan

Walter Egan is an American rock musician, best known for his 1978 gold status hit single "Magnet and Steel" from his second album release, Not Shy, produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut. The song reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #18 on the Easy Listening chart. Overseas, it peaked at #32 on the Australian Singles Chart, Kent Music Report.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Percussion
  • Bass
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Magnet and Steel on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Magnet And Steel - Re-Recording on 20 Best of Rockn' 70's by Various Artists
Hot Summer Nights on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Fool Moon Fire on Wild Exhibitions by Walter Egan
Finally Find a Girlfriend on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Only the Lucky on Fundamental Roll by Walter Egan
The Blonde in the Blue T-Bird on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Sweet South Breeze on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Just the Wanting on Not Shy by Walter Egan
Tunnel O'Love on Fundamental Roll by Walter Egan

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Magnet And SteelWalter Egan2014Single
Myth AmericaWalter Egan2014Album
The CollectionWalter Egan2010Compil.
Wild ExhibitionsWalter Egan2005Album
Fundamental Roll/ Not ShyWalter Egan2004Compil.
Apocalypso Now (Songs & Stories)Walter Egan2002Album
The Lost AlbumWalter Egan2000Album
WalternativeWalter Egan1999Album
HiFi • The Last StrollWalter Egan1991Compil.
Such A ShameWalter Egan1983Single
The Final Cut / Wild ExhibitionsPink Floyd / Walter Egan1983Album
Star Of My HeartWalter Egan1983Single
Wild ExhibitionsWalter Egan1983Album
Fool Moon FireWalter Egan1983Single
Baby Let's Run AwayWalter Egan1981Single
The Last StrollWalter Egan1981Album
That's ThatWalter Egan1979Single
You're The OneWalter Egan1979Single
Magnet And Steel / UnlovedWalter Egan1979Single
Hifi LoveWalter Egan1979Single
Hi Fi LoveWalter Egan1979Single
Hi FiWalter Egan1979Album
Hot Summer Nights (Edited Version) / Make It AloneWalter Egan1978Single
Sweet South BreezeWalter Egan1978Single
Unloved/Make It AloneWalter Egan1978Single
Magnet And Steel / Tunnel O' LoveWalter Egan1978Single
Not ShyWalter Egan1978Album
I WannitWalter Egan1978Single
Magnet And SteelWalter Egan1978Single
Hot Summer NightsWalter Egan1978Single
UnlovedWalter Egan1978Single
The Walter Egan Interview AlbumWalter Egan1978Album
Won't You Say You Will/ Feel So GoodWalter Egan1977Single
Fundamental RollWalter Egan1977Album
Only The LuckyWalter Egan1977Single
When I Get My WheelsWalter Egan1977Single
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