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27 September 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA. A singer, actor, writer, and producer, Shaun Cassidy is the son of Broadway and movie stars Jack Cassidy and Shirley Jones, and the step-brother of David Cassidy. After singing and composing with the Longfellows group when he was only 14, in the mid-70s Cassidy made an impression on European pop charts with his debut solo single, Morning Girl, followed by Thats Rock N Roll. Back home in 1977, his reworking of the Crystals Da Doo Ron Ron topped the US chart, and was followed by two other Top 5 entries, Thats Rock N Roll and Hey Deanie (both written by Eric Carmen), as well as the modestly successful Do You Believe In Magic?. Around this time Cassidy was also active in the theatre and on television. His stage credits in the 80s included regional productions of Barefoot In The Park, The Subject Was Roses,...