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Neil Sedaka was a rock and pop writer and performer. The greatest hit by Neil Sedaka was 1975 number 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.


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  1 Laura Lee   Feb 1958  
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  2 Ring-A-Rockin'   1958  
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  3 The Diary 12   Jan 1959  
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  4 I Go Ape   Mar 1959  
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  5 Crying My Heart Out For You   Jul 1959  
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  6 Oh! Carol 3   Dec 1959  
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  7 Stairway To Heaven 10   May 1960  
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  8 You Mean Everything To Me 14   Sep 1960  
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  9 Run Samson Run   Oct 1960  
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  10 Calendar Girl 2   Feb 1961  
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  11 Little Devil 11   Jun 1961  
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  12 Sweet Little You   Sep 1961  
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  13 Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 8   Jan 1962  
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  14 King Of Clowns   May 1962  
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  15 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 2   Aug 1962  
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  16 Next Door To An Angel 6   Nov 1962  
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  17 Alice In Wonderland   Mar 1963  
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  18 Let's Go Steady Again   Jun 1963  
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  19 The Dreamer   Aug 1963  
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  20 Bad Girl   Dec 1963  
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  21 The Closest Thing To Heaven   Apr 1964  
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  22 Sunny   Aug 1964  
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  23 I Hope He Breaks Your Heart   Oct 1964  
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  24 Let The People Talk   Feb 1965  
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  25 The World Through A Tear   Oct 1965  
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  26 The Answer To My Prayer   Feb 1966  
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  27 The Answer Lies Within   Jun 1966  
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  28 We Can Make It If We Try   Dec 1966  
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  29 Star-Crossed Lovers   1969  
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  30 Rainy Jane   1970  
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  31 I'm A Song (Sing Me)   1971  
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  32 Rosemary Blue   Sep 1972  
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  33 Beautiful You   Nov 1972  
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  34 Standing On The Inside   Jun 1973  
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  35 Our Last Song Together   Sep 1973  
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  36 Alone In New York In The Rain   Nov 1973  
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  37 A Little Lovin'   Feb 1974  
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  38 Love Will Keep Us Together   1974  
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  39 Solitaire   1974  
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  40 Laughter In The Rain 1   Jan 1975  
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  41 The Queen Of 1964   Apr 1975  
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  42 The Immigrant   May 1975  
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  43 That's When The Music Takes Me   Aug 1975  
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  44 Bad Blood 1   Oct 1975  
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  45 Lonely Night (Angel Face)   1975  
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  46 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 3   Feb 1976  
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  47 Love In The Shadows 13   May 1976  
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  48 Steppin' Out   Jul 1976  
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  49 You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine   Oct 1976  
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  50 Amarillo   Jun 1977  
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  51 Alone At Last   Sep 1977  
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  52 All You Need Is The Music   Oct 1978  
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  53 Sad, Sad Story   Mar 1979  
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  54 Should've Never Let You Go 17   Jun 1980  
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  55 Letting Go   Aug 1980  
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  56 My World Keeps Slipping Away   Sep 1981  
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  57 Rhythm Of The Rain   Jul 1984  
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  58 Your Precious Love   Jan 1985  
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Top Pop Songs by Neil Sedaka

1Bad Blood
2Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
3Calendar Girl
4Laughter In The Rain
5Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
6Next Door To An Angel
7Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
8Stairway To Heaven
9You Mean Everything To Me
10Little Devil