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Steve Jochum
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Steve is working professional
singer/songwriter/musician, from the Cleveland Ohio
area. He sang, played guitar, and wrote the hit song
"Funky Poodle" as a member of The Wild Horses.
"Funky Poodle" is on the soundtrack of the new
Paramount Movie "You, Me and Dupree" starring
Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, and Michael
Douglas.
The song was a "heat seeker" on the Billboard
Charts, and went on to be the biggest N.E. Ohio hits,
receiving airplay on 101.7 WMMS, as well as 106.5,
and KROC in L.A., and was included in a compilation
CD on Oglio Records, as well as Esquire Records.
As a member of Wild Horses, Steve and the band
were voted the Number 1 band for 5 years in the
Cleveland Area, due mostly to Steves writing,
singing, and performing ability. Steve has written
hundreds of songs, and recorded 2 albums while
with the Wild Horses, writing most of the tunes.
Steve is honored to be included in Deanna Adams
book, Rock n Roll and the Cleveland Connection, as
a major contributor to the N.E. Ohio's music scene.
He has shared the stage with The Ramones,
Southside Johnny, Warren Zevon, The Beach boys,
Michael Stanley, David Johansen, Edwin McCain, and
many more. While a member of "Golden Hall", he
shared the stage with Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and Hal
Ketchum and many others. He also wrote and
recorded a number of songs for this WEA project.
Steve is a working professional musician, continually
honing his writing and performing skills. He currently
performs with his band "BIG ZIPPER", and
solo/acoustically. Steve has 2 CD's, "Big Zipper" and
"Unzipped", are now available, with all original songs
written by Steve.