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* StageName: Huey Lewis' real name is Hugh Cregg III.


* ArtistAndTheBand: The band was previously named Huey Lewis & The American Express but changed their name after fearing copyright infringement from the credit card company.

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* ArtistAndTheBand: The band was previously named Huey Lewis & The American Express but changed their name after fearing copyright a trademark infringement lawsuit from the credit card company.

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* ArtistAndTheBand: The band was previously named Huey Lewis & The American Express but changed their name after fearing copyright infringement from the credit card company.

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* AttentiveShadeLowering: One of Huey's signature moves. In "I Want a New Drug," he gets in his car just as a woman rides by on her bike, and he lowers his sunglasses to gawk at her.

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The band evolved out of Clover, a Bay Area country rock band that moved to UsefulNotes/{{London}} during the pub rock years. Clover minus Lewis backed Music/ElvisCostello on most of ''Music/MyAimIsTrue''. Lewis and most of Clover's then-current lineup formed The News soon after returning to San Francisco in 1978.

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* TrueLoveIsBoring: "Stuck With You"


Not to be confused with ''WebVideo/HewysAnimatedMovieReviews''.

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Not to be confused with ''WebVideo/HewysAnimatedMovieReviews''. And [[WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987 certainly]] [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse not with]] [[WesternAnimation/QuackPack one of]] WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck's [[WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017 nephews]].


* LongRunnerLineup: Type 1 and Type 2. Their first line-up of Lewis, Chris Hayes (lead guitar), Johnny Colla (rhythm guitar/sax), Sean Hopper (keys), Mario Cipollina (bass) and Bill Gibson (drums) lasted from the group's founding in 1979 through to 1995 when Cipollina left. After Stef Burns replaced Hayes in 2001, the band's line-up remained unchanged until 2016.

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* LongRunnerLineup: Type 1 and Type 2. Their first line-up of Lewis, Chris Hayes (lead guitar), Johnny Colla (rhythm guitar/sax), Sean Hopper (keys), Mario Cipollina (bass) and Bill Gibson (drums) lasted from the group's founding in 1979 through to 1995 when Cipollina left.was replaced by John Pierce. After Stef Burns replaced Hayes in 2001, the band's line-up remained unchanged until 2016.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "The Power of Love" has the line "Stronger and harder than a bad girl's dream."

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "The Power of Love" has GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the line "Stronger and harder than a bad girl's dream."future, please check the trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.

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* LongRunnerLineup: Type 1 and Type 2. Their first line-up of Lewis, Chris Hayes (lead guitar), Johnny Colla (rhythm guitar/sax), Sean Hopper (keys), Mario Cipollina (bass) and Bill Gibson (drums) lasted from the group's founding in 1979 through to 1995 when Cipollina left. After Stef Burns replaced Hayes in 2001, the band's line-up remained unchanged until 2016.


Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely. A new album, ''Weather'', recorded before Lewis's condition worsened, was released in 2020. Lewis later said that the band will continue if he can stabilize his hearing.

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Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010.2010, two of which were covers albums. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely. A new album, ''Weather'', recorded before Lewis's condition worsened, was released in 2020. Lewis later said that the band will continue if he can stabilize his hearing.


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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Small World'' saw the band experimenting more with smooth jazz, polyrhythms and white reggae. It was also an experiment they wouldn't attempt again, going back to their more familiar R&B/rock sound for their next album ''Hard At Play.''

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!!'''Tropes''':!!'''I used to be renegade, I used to trope around''':


Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely. A new album, ''Weather'', recorded before Lewis's condition worsened, was released in 2020.

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Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely. A new album, ''Weather'', recorded before Lewis's condition worsened, was released in 2020.
2020. Lewis later said that the band will continue if he can stabilize his hearing.


Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely.

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Their popularity wained considerably in TheNineties and their recordings have since become far more sporadic, releasing only four albums between 1991 and 2010. They remained a hugely popular touring act until 2018, when Lewis was diagnosed with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s_disease Meniere's Disease]], an auditory disorder which can cause significant hearing loss, forcing the band to cancel any and all future tours indefinitely.
indefinitely. A new album, ''Weather'', recorded before Lewis's condition worsened, was released in 2020.

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