조용필

조용필

Korean, k-pop, pop, male vocalists, Korea

Influential Korean singer Jo Yong-pil, often called 가왕 (King of Singers) An ordinary boy with no memories of singing before a crowd, he was so moved by Ray Charles's voice as a child one day that he became interested in pop music. He later saw a Ventures performance and was compelled to learn how to play the guitar. His father, educator and founder of a middle school, thoroughly opposed the idea of his becoming an entertainer, but his determination only grew all the more for his father's opposition