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Bobby Vee - 100% match to Neil Sedaka

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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their indepen Read more

Brian Hyland - 100% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Vocals
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12 November 1943, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA. A demonstration disc, recorded with the artist’s high school group the Delphis, alerted Kapp Records to Hyland’s vocal talent. In 1960 he enjoyed a US chart-topper with ‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini’, one of the era’s best-known ‘novelty’ recordings which subsequently so Read more

Johnny Tillotson - 90% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Comedy Doo Wop Easy Listening Vocals Musicals & The Arts
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20 April 1939, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Tillotson’s father was a country music disc jockey and Johnny himself was appearing on local radio from the age of nine. His parents encouraged his talent by giving him first a ukulele and then a guitar, and he was influenced by the singing cowboys (Gene Autry, Roy Rogers) and country singer Hank Williams. He appeared regularly Read more

Pat Boone

Pat Boone - 90% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Drama Christian & Gospel Comedy Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Movie Magazines Vocals Sci-Fi / Fantasy
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Charles Eugene Patrick Boone, 1 June 1934, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Boone sold more records during the late 50s than any other artist except Elvis Presley. From 1955 to date, only six artists (Presley, the Beatles, James Brown, Elton John, Rolling Stones and Stevie Wonder) are ranked above him in terms of total singles sales and their relative chart positions. Boone had a Read more

Bobby Rydell

Bobby Rydell - 88% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts
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Robert Ridarelli, 26 April 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Probably the most musically talented of the late 50s Philadelphia school of clean-cut teen-idols, Rydell first performed in public as a drummer at the age of seven. At nine he debuted on Paul Whiteman’s Teen Club amateur television show and was the show’s regular drummer for three years. He attended Read more

The Everly Brothers - 85% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Vocals Jazz
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Don (Isaac Donald Everly, 1 February 1937, Brownie, Kentucky, USA) and Phil (b. Phillip Everly, 19 January 1939, Chicago, Illinois, USA), the world’s most famous rock ‘n’ roll duo, had already experienced a full career before their first record, ‘Bye Bye Love’, was released. As sons of popular country artists Ike and Margaret, they were pushed into t Read more

Connie Francis

Connie Francis - 81% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Country & Bluegrass Musicals & The Arts Easy Listening Soundtracks Dance
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Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, 12 December 1938, Newark, New Jersey, USA. A popular singer of tearful ballads and jaunty up-tempo numbers, Francis was one of the most successful female artists of the 50s and 60s. She began playing the accordion at the age of four, and was singing and playing professionally when she was 11. After winning an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show, she ch Read more

Gene Pitney - 79% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Jazz
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Gene Francis Alan Pitney, 17 February 1941, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, d. 5 April 2006, Cardiff, Wales. Although Pitney began recording in 1959 (‘Classical Rock ‘N’ Roll’ was recorded with Ginny Mazarro as Jamie And Jane), his initial success came as a songwriter, providing the Kalin Twins with ‘Loneliness’, Roy Orbison with ‘Today’s Read more

Paul Anka

Paul Anka - 70% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Music Videos & Concerts Vocals War Comedy R&B / Soul Drama Easy Listening Pop / Rock
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30 July 1941, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A prolific songwriter and child prodigy, Anka was one of the major teen-idols of the 50s. He burst onto the scene in 1957 with the self-written ‘Diana’, an intense ballad describing the frustration and unrequited love of a young teenager for a slightly older female. With its distinctive rhythm pattern, the song was powerfully Read more

The Drifters - 70% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop R&B / Soul Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Dance R&B / Soul Music Theme Jazz
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Formed in 1953 in New York, USA, at the behest of Atlantic Records, this influential R&B vocal group was initially envisaged as a vehicle for ex-Dominoes singer Clyde McPhatter (Clyde Lensley McPhatter, 15 November 1932, Durham, North Carolina, USA, d. 13 June 1972, New York City, New York, USA). Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher and Bill Pinkney (b. 15 August 1925, Dalz Read more

Ray Peterson - 66% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock
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23 April 1939, Denton, Texas, USA, d. 25 January 2005, Smyrna, Tennessee, USA. Peterson entertained other patients with his singing during lengthy treatment for polio in the Texas Warm Springs Foundation Hospital. On discharge, he performed in local clubs before moving to Los Angeles where he was spotted by manager Stan Shulman who procured an RCA - Victor Records recording Read more

Bobby Vinton

Bobby Vinton - 65% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals Westerns Comedy Easy Listening Television
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Stanley Robert Vinton, 16 April 1935, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Born of Polish extraction, Vinton was one of the more enduring boy-next-door pop idols who sprang up in the early 60s. He began as a trumpeter before agreeing to front his high school band as featured vocalist. A tape of one such performance reached Epic Records, who signed him in 1960. Composed by Al Byron Read more

Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon - 64% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Musicals & The Arts Drama Action & Adventure Vocals War Westerns Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Doo Wop Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks Television
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Francis Avallone, 18 September 1940, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This photogenic 50s teen idol started as a trumpet-playing child prodigy. His first recordings in 1954 were the instrumentals ‘Trumpet Sorrento’ and ‘Trumpet Tarantella’ on X-Vik Records (an RCA Records subsidiary). In the mid-50s, he appeared on many television and radio shows includin Read more

The Shirelles - 64% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Easy Listening Doo Wop Vocals
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Formed in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, the Shirelles are possibly the archetypal ‘girl-group’; Shirley Owens (10 June 1941, Passaic, New Jesey, USA), Beverly Lee (b. 3 August 1941), Doris Kenner (b. Doris Coley, 2 August 1941, North Carolina, USA, d. 5 February 2000, Sacramento, California, USA) and Addie ‘Micki’ Harris (b. 22 January 1940, d. 10 June 1982) Read more

Herman's Hermits - 61% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Musicals & The Arts
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Originally known as the Heartbeats, Herman’s Hermits were discovered in 1963 by manager Harvey Lisberg and his partner Charlie Silverman. After restructuring the group, the line-up emerged as Peter Noone (5 November 1947, Manchester, England; vocals), Karl Green (b. 31 July 1947, Salford, Manchester, England; bass), Keith Hopwood (b. 26 October 1946, Manchester, England Read more

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