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Kipp Lennon

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Kipp Lennon
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Guest Star Information
Gender:
Male ♂
Born: March 12, 1960 (1960-03-12) (age 57)
Nationality: American
Claim to fame: Guitarist
Singer-songwriter
Character(s): Leon Kompowsky's singing voice
First appearance: "Stark Raving Dad"


Christopher "Kipp" Lennon (born March 12, 1960) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter

He voiced Leon Kompowsky's singing voice, performing the songs "Billie Jean" and "Happy Birthday, Lisa" in the season 3 episode "Stark Raving Dad", although Michael Jackson, credited as "John Jay Smith", performed the speaking part of Leon Kompowsky, a character who thought he was Michael Jackson, Kipp Lennon sung the songs because Michael Jackson was only contracted to speak, not sing.

He also performed the song "Flaming Moe's", a spoof of the theme song from the television series Cheers, also in the season 3 episode "Flaming Moe's", "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" in the season 4 episode "Duffless", "The Sound of Grampa" in the season 5 episode "Lady Bouvier's Lover", "I'm Checking In" featured in the Betty Ford musical in the season 9 episode "The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson" and "Small Bang Hypothesis" in the season 28 episode "Looking for Mr. Goodbart". He performed a parody of Infatuation by Rod Stewart in the season 29 episode "Springfield Splendor".

He voiced Leon Kompowsky again in the season 29 episode "Mr. Lisa's Opus".

He also appeared in The Simpsons Take the Bowl where he sang "Happy Birthday, Lisa".

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