Gary Loizzo

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Gary Alexander Loizzo (August 16, 1945 – January 16, 2016) was an American guitarist, singer, recording engineer, and record producer. He is best known for being the lead singer with The American Breed. The band had several hit records in 1967-1968, including the #1 million-selling single “Bend Me, Shape Me,” along with two other top 40 Billboard singles: “Green Light” and “Step out of your Mind.” Loizzo’s impact extended beyond his vocal talents; he became a two-time Grammy-nominated recording engineer, working with artists like REO Speedwagon, Styx, Bad Company, and Survivor. His legacy lives on in the Chicago music industry, where he was inducted into the Illinois Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his recording engineering accomplishments