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Neil Sedaka - 100% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Vocals Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts
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13 March 1939, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Pianist Sedaka began his songwriting career with lyricist Howard Greenfield in the early 50s. During this high school period, Sedaka dated Carol Klein (later known as Carole King). For a brief period, Sedaka joined the Tokens, then won a scholarship to New York’s Juilliard School of Music. In 1958, the pianist joine Read more

Bobby Vinton - 97% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals Westerns Comedy R&B / Soul 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

Johnny Tillotson - 77% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Comedy Musicals & The Arts Doo Wop Easy Listening R&B / Soul Vocals
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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

Bobby Darin - 76% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Easy Listening Jazz Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure Folk Country & Bluegrass Dance Documentaries Drama Vocals War Westerns Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Walden Robert Cassotto, 14 May 1936, New York, USA, d. 20 December 1973, Los Angeles, California, USA. Darin’s entry to the music business occurred during the mid-50s following a period playing in New York coffee-houses. His friendship with co-writer/entrepreneur Don Kirshner resulted in his first single, ‘My First Love’. A meeting with Connie Francis’ ma Read more

Pat Boone - 75% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Easy Listening Drama Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Musicals & The Arts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Comedy Television Holiday & Seasonal Documentaries Christian & Gospel Spoken Word Vocals Kids & Family Movie Magazines
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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

Frankie Avalon - 68% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Comedy Drama Action & Adventure Sci-Fi / Fantasy Vocals War Westerns Soundtracks Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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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 Platters - 67% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Vocals Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals Soundtracks Easy Listening
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One of the leading R&B vocal groups of the 50s, they were the first black group to be accepted as a major chart act and, for a short time, were the most successful vocal group in the world. The Platters were formed in Los Angeles in 1953 by entrepreneur/songwriter Buck Ram (21 November 1907, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 1 January 1991). Through his ownership of the Platter Read more

Brenda Lee - 66% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Vocals Children's Music Christian & Gospel Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Television
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Brenda Mae Tarpley, 11 December 1944, Lithonia, Georgia, USA. Even in early adolescence, Lee had an adult husk of a voice that could slip from anguished intimacy through sleepy insinuation to raucous lust, even during ‘Let’s Jump The Broomstick’, ‘Speak To Me Pretty’ and other jaunty classics that kept her in the hit parade from the mid-50s to 1965. Read more

Frankie Valli - 66% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Doo Wop Easy Listening Pop / Rock
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Francis Stephen Castelluccio, 3 May 1934 (1937 is also regularly cited), Newark, New Jersey, USA. Originally a solo singer recording under the names Frank Valley and Frank Valley And The Travelers, he joined the Variatones in 1954. They made their first records as the Four Lovers but achieved lasting success when they became the 4 Seasons in 1962. Although he was lead singer Read more

The Four Seasons - 66% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop Musicals & The Arts Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
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This highly acclaimed New Jersey, USA vocal group first came together in the mid-50s with a line-up comprising vocalists Frankie Valli (Francis Stephen Castelluccio, 3 May 1934 (1937 is also regularly cited), Newark, New Jersey, USA), brothers Nick and Tommy DeVito (b. 19 June 1936, Belleville, New Jersey, USA) and Hank Majewski. Initially known as the Variatones, then the F Read more

Dion & The Belmonts - 62% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Easy Listening Soundtracks
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Matt Monro - 62% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio
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Terry Parsons, 1 December 1930, London, England, d. 7 February 1985, Ealing, London, England. This velvet-voiced balladeer first played in bands under the pseudonym Al Jordan before adopting the name Monro, allegedly borrowed from Winifred Atwell’s father. Between stints as a bus driver and singer on the UK Camay soap commercial, he recorded for a number of labels, but Read more

The Chordettes - 61% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Soundtracks Vocals
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Formed in 1946 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, the Chordettes were a female singing group whose career extended into the rock era. Initially envisioning themselves as a female barbershop quartet the members were Dorothy Schwartz (lead), Janet Ertel (1913, d. 4 November 1988, Black River, Wisconsin, USA; bass), Carol Buschman (baritone) and Jinny Lockard (d. 19 May 2003, Palm S Read more

Connie Francis - 60% match to Paul Anka

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Dance Soundtracks
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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

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