Neil Sedaka Similar Artists

Bobby Vee - 100% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Gene Pitney - 78% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 - 66% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Comedy Vocals War Action & Adventure Drama Television
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Brian Hyland - 62% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Vocals Folk Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Connie Francis

Connie Francis - 62% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Dance Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Johnny Tillotson - 62% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals Musicals & The Arts Country & Bluegrass Doo Wop Easy Listening Comedy
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

The Everly Brothers - 62% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Easy Listening Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Television Vocals Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Bobby Rydell

Bobby Rydell - 61% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Herman's Hermits - 59% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Dion - 57% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel Doo Wop Easy Listening Folk Music Theme Blues R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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During his peak, from 1958-63, Dion (Dion Francis DiMucci, 18 July 1939, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) was the quintessential Italian-American New York City rocker and was, perhaps, the first major white rock singer who was not from a southern city. The career of one of America’s legendary artists has spanned six decades, during which time he has made numerou Read more

Pat Boone

Pat Boone - 56% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Christian & Gospel Musicals & The Arts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Drama Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Movie Magazines Television Vocals Westerns
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard - 55% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Drama
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Harry Roger Webb, 14 October 1940, Lucknow, India. One of the most popular and enduring talents in the history of UK showbusiness, Webb began his career as a rock ‘n’ roll performer in 1957. His fascination for Elvis Presley encouraged him to join the Dick Teague Skiffle Group and several months later he teamed up with drummer Terry Smart and guitarist Norman Mitha Read more

Dion & The Belmonts - 54% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Easy Listening Soundtracks
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The Shirelles - 53% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Doo Wop Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon - 52% match to Neil Sedaka

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Comedy Drama Sci-Fi / Fantasy Holiday & Seasonal Action & Adventure Doo Wop Horror Jazz Soundtracks Television Vocals War Westerns
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

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