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Biography

Alan O'Day (October 3, 1940 – May 17, 2013) was an American singer-songwriter from Hollywood CA, whose best known for writing and singing "Undercover Angel," a number 1 pop hit in 1977 on Warner Brothers Music subsidiary Pacific Records. O'Day also wrote songs for other notable performers, including "Angie Baby" a 1974 number one for Helen Reddy, co-wrote the Righteous Brothers' number 3 hit "Rock And Roll Heaven", & wrote "Easy Evil" for Dusty Springfield. Other O'Day tunes were recorded by AM radio staples like Cher, Three Dog Night, OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN, Anne Murray, The Fifth Dimension, and Bobby Sherman. In the 1980s he collaborated with Japanese singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita, and they had hits in Japan. O'Day's successes eventually included television, co-writing over 100 songs for the Saturday morning Muppet Babies series, and in the 1990s he wrote and performed music on the National Geographic series "Really Wild Animals".

O'Day continued to write and record. His album "I HEAR VOICES" is available through his website, CD Baby, and iTunes.

O'Day died on May 17, 2013 after battling brain cancer for six months.

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