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Singer. Songwriter. Composer. Pianist. Author. Neil Sedaka’s impressive sixty year career ranges from being one of the first teen pop sensations of the 50’s, a successful songwriter for himself and other artists in the 60’s, a superstar in the 70’s, remaining a constant force in writing and performing presently.
Neil catapulted to stardom after Connie Francis recorded Stupid Cupid and she then went on to sing the theme tune Neil and Howard had written for the 1960 MGM classic Where The Boys Are.
Neil signed to RCA as a writer and performer of his own material and was soon having hits with Oh Carol!, The Diary, Stairway to Heaven, Calendar Girl, Little Devil, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen, Next Door to An Angel, and Breaking Up is Hard to Do.
During the British Invasion in America, Neil retreated to the UK where he found creative and commercial success with the hits Solitaire, Laughter in the Rain, and Love Will Keep Us Together. With these songs and the influence of Elton John, Neil would re-emerge and remain a global sensation.