Kathy Noonan’s son Christopher passed away unexpectedly in 2015. After Christopher passed away, Kathy found a collection of poems Christopher had hidden under his bed. She contacted Tony Luke Jr. of the soundmindnetwork.org (a non-profit dedicated to mental health and addiction recovery support through the arts). Tony Luke, Jr. and his producer Justin Bandolon wrote a song from one of Christopher's poems. Tony Luke, Jr. recorded the song. Multi-Grammy Award Winner Joe Nicolo mixed the recording. Tony Luke, Jr. wanted to release the single for Kathy and her family for this Christmas.
Listen to "Where Did I Go?"
The song uses vital elements of the soft rock genre. The catchy hook keeps his audience engaged, feeling every emotion of dismay and regret that Tony Luke Jr. displays. The emphasis on a more powerful beat during the chorus aids the portrayal of emotions.
Tony Luke Jr. possesses admirable control of his tone throughout the song. He transitions from low-pitched, soft vocals to a more powerful sound.
Native from South Philadelphia, Tony Luke Jr. is a songwriter, actor, charity founder, and celebrity chef who wants to change the world through songwriting and music. The artist has had quite an extensive career in the entertainment industry, such as being the host of "Tony Luke's Eaglemania," which aired Saturday nights on Philadelphia's ABC affiliate WPVI-TV for a portion of the Eagles' 2010 season. Moreover, he has also starred in many films and television series, including; The Jamie Kennedy Experiment (2003) as Anthony Martinelli, Hack (2003) – episode "Dial 'O' for Murder" as a vendor, Mafioso: The Father, the Son (2004) as Paulie Hammer, 10th & Wolf (2006) as Rocco, Invincible (2006) as a cape-clad fan, Sight (2008) as Paul, The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone (2009) as Joey Nardone, The Mighty Macs (2010) as Salvatore Galentino, Frankenfood (SpikeTV) (2014) Co-host and judge, Food Mashups With Tony Luke Jr. (2015) web series, host, and The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone. Furthermore, Tony signed a publishing deal with Heart Songs Music Group in 2022 and is also a founder of the Sound Mind Network, a charity foundation that focuses on healing addiction and mental illness through the arts and music. Artists on the Sound Mind Network’s ambassador roster include Kevin and Michael Bacon of the Bacon Brothers, Kathy Sledge of “Sister Sledge” fame, Wyclef Jean, Cyndi Lauper, Cory Singer, Bailey James, ElectraQueens, Johnny Showcase, and more.