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Alan O'Day: About
Alan O'Day (born 3 October 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, born in Hollywood, California. O'Day recorded "Undercover Angel" which hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1977.
Alan O'Day's father was a newspaper photographer and a music lover. "He used to give me back rubs," recalled O'Day, "with syncopated hand-put drum figures." His mother was a newspaper writer, schoolteacher, and music lover as well.
O'Day's first musical memory is of creating tunes on a xylophone at the age of six. By the fifth grade, his favorite artist was Spike Jones, and he was serenading his class on the ukulele. At Coachella Valley Union High, he started his first rock'n'roll band, with heavy influences from Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Fats Domino.
It was at this point that he began to write his own songs. Read more about ...
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