A veteran musician-singer-songwriter and instrumentalist - Donnie co-founded the band Urgent on EMI-Manhattan records in 1984 and reached billboards top 100 with the album entitled Cast the First Stone which sold over 400 thousand copies. Currently Donnie has a new album of original songs being released entitledBeautiful Strange available soon on all music platforms. Beautiful Strange is a follow up to his well-received album “Shift” in 2003.
Kehr’s voice is featured on 2 Grammy Award winning albums
The Who's 'Tommy' in 1993 (Pinball Wizard) and Jersey Boys in 2006 (Trance).
BEAUTIFUL STRANGE Kehr’s second solo album of original songs will be released in early 2021.
“These songs are reflections, a thread of musical thoughts in time, a scrapbook of memories in tune. I wanted to write something that would be fun to play Live! And I am grateful for the wonderful souls who inspired me without even knowing it. This album is dedicated to you. Stay safe and keep loving one another!"
New York City Strong is the first single released on the album and honors of New York's Essential Workers, Health Care Heroes and First Responders, who put their lives on the line for all of us during the Corona Virus crisis of 2020.