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Harry Cody (musician) (Harry Kemppainen) was born on 13 October, 1962 in Surahammar, Sweden, is an artist. Discover Harry Cody (musician)'s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 61 years old?

Popular As Harry Kemppainen
Occupation Musician, composer
Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 13 October, 1962
Birthday 13 October
Birthplace Surahammar, Sweden
Nationality Sweden

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In 2007 Cody contributed guitar work to the film, "Highlander: The Search for Vengeance."


Cody played the banjo on the song "You Can Never Hold Back Spring", the opening song by Tom Waits on the 2006 soundtrack for the Roberto Benigni film, Tiger and the Snow.


In 2005, Cody composed the score for the Larry Clark film Wassup Rockers.


Cody was recruited by Tom Waits to play guitar and banjo on Wait's Real Gone album, released in 2004. He also performed on Waits’ Orphans" Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards boxset compilation that came out in 2006.


Cody completed his first soundtrack work in 1998, as part of the band Das Cabal. That band was formed with Rhino Bucket singer Georg Dolivo a couple of years prior. Das Cabal recorded the song "What Do you Want" for the film, Boogie Boy and its soundtrack.

Since 1998 and continuing into the new decade, Cody has been creating television commercial scores for Groove Addicts, based in Los Angeles.


For the band's third album, Violent New Breed, Shotgun Messiah was just Cody and Skold. The duo went into a Swedish studio and recorded music that was a combination of industrial, techno, and hard rock influences. The album was released in 1993.

In 1993, Shotgun Messiah disbanded. A year later, Cody temporarily joined the band Coma along with Saigon Kick vocalist Matt Kramer, former King of the Hill guitarist Jimmy Griffin, and ex-Cryer drummer Ricky Sanders.


Cody's next work with Shotgun Messiah was the EP, I Want More, released in 1992. The EP included cover versions of songs by the Ramones, The Stooges, and the New York Dolls.


In 1991, Cody played guitar on bassist Stuart Hamm’s album, The Urge.


In 1990, Cody dropped the K. from his professional name, and continued playing guitar with Shotgun Messiah even as the lineup changed. Skold became vocalist when Zinny J. Zan left the band, and American bassist Bobby Lycon joined for the recording of their next album, Second Coming. The band's most recognizable hit "Heartbreak Blvd" was culled from album of music that was a hybrid of metal, rap, pop, and classical. Cody's guitarwork was noted by the Chicago Sun-Times as "incendiary" on the project.


Upon arrival in the US, Cody guested guitar on Stu Hamm's album, Kings of Sleep, but remained a part of Kingpin. The band's name was changed to Shotgun Messiah to avoid copyright issues with a San Francisco group of the same name. Welcome To Bop City was remixed for American release as Shotgun Messiah in September 1989.


“Welcome To Bop City" was released in Sweden by CMM Records in 1988, and yielded a No. 1 single in that country called "Shout It Out". Later, when released in the United States, the song went to the top half of the Billboard Album Chart.

Cody and Kingpin moved to the US in 1988, when they landed a record deal with Relativity Records.


In 1983, Cody met Tim Skold, a bassist in Skövde, Sweden, and they began playing together. Two years later, going by the name Harry K. Cody, he and Skold formed the band Kingpin, with Pekka "Stixx Galore" (later "Stixx") Ollinen (drums), and original singer J.K. Knox (Jukka Kemppainen). Cody played guitar on the band's album, Welcome To Bop City, which featured replacement singer, Easy Action’s Zinny J. Zan. Cody's guitarwork earned him notice resulting in a feature in the "New Talent" column of Guitar Player magazine in 1986.