Related Information for Gerard Kenny Gerard Kenny (born Gerard W. Kenny, 8 July 1947, New York is a popular music singer-songwriter.Kenny formed his first band whilst in high school and between then, and the early 1970s, he toured the club circuit. In 1968 he landed his first recording contract with Warner Bros. Records, and from that point until 1977 issued a number of singles that failed to break the charts. It was not until 1978 after moving to England that he scored his first hit single with "New York, New York".. read more