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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 will voice Michael Jackson again in the season 29 episode "Mr. Lisa's Opus".[1]

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

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