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Michael Been

Michael BeenBorn: 1950
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Died: 19-Aug-2010
Location of death: Hasselt, Belgium
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Frontman for The Call

In Santa Cruz, Michael Been co-founded Motion Pictures in 1979, later changing their name to The Call. The band's notable hits during the MTV era include "When the Walls Came Down", "Everywhere I Go", and "I Still Believe." Al Gore used his song, "Let the Day Begin", extensively during the 2000 US Presidential campaign. Been died in Belgium while touring as a soundman with his son Robert's band, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Son: Robert Levon Been (musician, b. 22-Aug-1978)

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