This Day In Rock: SWITCHFOOT
Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman is 40 today.
Jonathan Mark Foreman was born in San Bernardino County, California, on October 22, 1976. He is the lead singer, guitarist, main songwriter and co-founder of the Switchfoot. He started Switchfoot in 1996 with drummer Chad Butler and his brother Tim Foreman on bass guitar.
Besides being the main songwriter for Switchfoot, Foreman has also made musical contributions away from the band, including writing with San Diego/Orange County based singer and songwriter Molly Jenson.
In 2006, Foreman and Nickel Creek member Sean Watkins started collaborating on a duo project originally called ‘The Real SeanJon’, which was later renamed ‘Fiction Family’. Their self-titled debut was released on January 2009.