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Sedaka, Neil
Note: Variety obit is for father of (Mac Sedaka) (Source: 1)

composer, lyricist, singer, vocals, songwriter

born: 13 Mar 1939 Brooklyn, New York / state, USA Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 10 Jun 1981 (see note above)  

The Music Sack has 33 items with information about Neil Sedaka:


Indice Dei Nomi

p. 485-503 In:
Castaldo, Gino
Liperi, Felice
Storia della canzone Italiana
Introduzione di Gino Castaldo
Roma: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1999, 543 p.

Number of People : 1,539



The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


Warner, Jay
Billboard's American rock 'n' roll in review
New York: Schirmer Books, 1997, 305 p.

Number of People : 60


[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


The writers

p. 41 In:
Bronson, Fred
Billboards hottest 100 hits
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: Billboard Books, 1995

Number of People : 44


Sumrall, Harry
Pioneers of rock and roll : 100 artists who changed the face of rock
New York: Billboard Books, 1994, 307 p.

Number of People : 39

More Details : (1 Section)


Martino, Dave di
Singer-songwriters, pop music's performer-composers, from a to Zevon
New York: Billboard Books, 1994, 306 p.

Number of People : 207


Wedgbury, David
Rice, Tim
Tracy, John
As years go by. The 60s revolution at British Decca
Commentary by John Tracy
Foreword by Tim Rice
Photographs by David Wedgbury
London: Pavilion, 1993

Number of People : 55

More Details : (2 Sections)


Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


Whitburn, Joel
The Billboard book of top 40 hits
5th edition
New York: An imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992, 674 p.

Number of People : 1,471

More Details : (1 Section)


[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 12,552


Lablanc, Michael
Contemporary musicians volume 4
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1991, 279 p.

Number of People : 71


Personal and Group Name Index

p. 141-149 In:
McParland, Stephen J.
Blair, John
The illustrated discography of Hot Rod Music 1961-1965
Compiled by John Blair and Stephen J. McParland
Ann Arbor, Michigan: Popular Culture, Ink, 1990

Number of People : 621


Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987

Number of People : 135


Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


Santelli, Robert
Sixties rock : a listener's guide
Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1985, 304 p.

Number of People : 48


White, Mark
You must remember this ... : popular songwriters 1900-1980
London: Frederick Warner, 1983

Number of People : 137


Sedaka, Neil
Laughter in the Rain : My Own Story
New York: Putnam, 1982

Number of People : 1


Nite, Norm N.
Clark, Dick
Rock on : the illustrated encyclopedia of rock n' roll : the solid gold years
Updated edition
Special introductin by Dick Clark
New York: Harper & Row, 1982

Number of People : 1,678


Sedaka, Neil
Laughter in the rain : my own story.
New York: Putnam's 1982. 253 S.

Number of People : 1


Pollock, Bruce
When rock was young. A nostalgic review of the top 40 era
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981, 214 p.

Number of People : 17


Solomon, Bruce
Dick Clark's the first 25 years of rock and roll
New York: Delacorte Press, 1981

Number of People : 81

 1980 Source: 1


The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


Given, Dave
The Dave Given : rock 'n' roll stars handbook
Smithtown, New York: Exposition Press, 1980

Number of People : 182

 1979 Source: 2

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


Artist Index

p. 247-273 In:
Ruppli, Michel
Atlantic records : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979., 4 v.

Number of People : 1,748


Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


Spitz, Robert Stephen
The making of superstars : artists and executives of the rock music business
Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978

Number of People : 26


Stambler, Irwin
Encyclopedia of pop, rock and soul
By Irwin Stambler
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974, 609 p.

Number of People : 1,359


Friedrich, Gary
Brown, Len
Encyclopedia of rock & roll
By Len Brown and Gary Friedrich
New York: Tower Publications, 1970, 217 p.

Number of People : 169

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