Hines grew up in a very musical family. Both his
mother and father were lovers of music and laughter.
Lenny, was always singing around the house, like
his father, and even brought that same energy
to school and church where he sang in front of
many people at that early age. So, learning to
play the Guitar at the age of 12 was simply the
next step for this aspiring musician.
mother brought my first guitar
she saw that
I needed it and wanted to make me feel good--out
of love," says Lenny. "My entire family
was into music and singing, so it only helped
to encourage each other to improve and to push
by the likes of Lionel Richie, Bob Marley and
Country Music Legend Charlie Pride, the feel good
music of Lenny Hines is an eclectic blend of Island,
Country and sometimes Soul. Regardless of the
style, Lenny likes to make people feel good and
no matter how busy he may be, he appreciates the
simple things in life. He especially enjoys spending
time with his son Keon, the inspiration for the
song "I Wanna Play."
was busy writing another song in my studio one
night when my 10 year old son came up to me and
said, 'Come on Dad, I want to play.' It was like,
BAMMM, it just hit me and I started to hum this
tune in my head that just kept getting louder
and clearer. I dropped everything that I was doing
and even though I played with my son, the song
kept churning in my head. A few weeks later it
was completed and recorded, ready for listening."
Hines writes about real-life situations and events
from his own life, making the songs even more
important and relevant to everyday people.
from thought provoking to simply whimsical, the
music and songs of Lenny Hines makes the listener
remember the important things in life
love and laughter.
advice to kids, is have fun and more fun
just don't forget your parents, sometimes they
wanna play too."