Neil Sedaka was a rock and pop writer and performer. The greatest hit by Neil Sedaka was 1975number one song Bad Blood, which featured guest singer Elton John, whose own Island Girl was the next number one on the pop chart. Earlier that same year, Neil Sedaka had his first number one, Laughter In The Rain. In 1976, Neil Sedaka hit number 3 with Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. This was a ballad remake of his own rock-styled 1962 number 2 hit.
Neil Sedaka was a major rock-era songwriter, with big hit songs written or co-written for artists including Captain & Tennille, Connie Francis, Carpenters, and The Tokens. Neil Sedaka was a member of The Tokens in the 1950s.