- ) aka Tonio K was born in Palm Desert[?]
Krikorian is a singer/songwriter, whose songs have been recorded by Charlie Sexton[?], Bette Midler, Peter Case, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Vanessa Williams, Bonnie Raitt and others.
In 1973, Krikorian began his musical career by appearing as a member of the former Buddy Holly backing band the Crickets on their album "Remnants".
By 1978, Krikorian went solo, adopting the name of Tonio K, possibly a reference to the Thomas Mann novel Tonio Kröger, with Life In The Food Chain.
- Remnants The Crickets, 1973 album
- Life In The Food Chain, 1978 album
- Amerika, 1980 album
- La Bomba, 1982 album
- Romeo Unchained, 1986 album
- Notes From The Lost Civilization, 1988 album
- Olé, 1997 album
- Yugoslavia, 1999 album
- 16 Tons of Monkeys, 2001 live album
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