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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 18 Jan 1978
  • Address:
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  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 565th
    Monthly Average: 568th

Neil Sedaka

Next star: Barry Sullivan
Previous star: Helene Costello


Neil Sedaka in 1965

Source: Wikipedia

Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American pop singer, pianist, composer and record producer. Since his music career began in 1957 as a short-lived founding member of the Tokens, he has sold millions of records as an artist and has written or co-written over 500 songs for himself and others, collaborating mostly with lyricists Howard Greenfield and Phil Cody.

Fact file

  • Born: March 13, 1939 (age 80)Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Origin: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
  • Genres: Pop, Brill Building
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano
  • Years active: 1957–present
  • Labels: RCA Victor, MGM Records, Polydor Records, Rocket, Elektra Records, Neil Sedaka Music, Razor & Tie Records
  • Associated acts: The Tokens
  • Website: neilsedaka.com

Read more about Neil Sedaka at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Making a hit pop song
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-01-26 14:36:10
What goes into creating a hit song? Are there formulas or tricks that will help you craft the next #1 smash? David Pogue talks with Neil Sedaka, Ashford & Simpson's Valerie Simpson, and author John Seabrook ("The Song Machine") about the genius of pop songs, and then collaborates with producer ...

Steve Lawrence brings lifetime of experience to new album
LA Times Entertainme, 2014-02-21 14:30:00
Steve Lawrence's 'When You Come Back to Me Again' is dedicated to his late wife and singing partner, Eydie Gorme. The album includes songs by Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Barry Manilow and Neil Sedaka.Steve Lawrence loved to talk music with Frank Sinatra. During one of their chats, the Chairman of ...

Top 100 'American Idol' Hits of All Time
Billboard, 2013-03-05 20:58:00
0 0 0 A countdown of "American Idol" alums' biggest Hot 100 hits ever - and the untold stories behind the songs. When “American Idol” premiered on Fox-TV on June 11, 2002, it was far from certain that the “Search for a Superstar” (the show’s subtitle) was going to produce ...

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