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Fred Neil (March 16, 1936 – July 7, 2001) was an important American blues and folk singer and songwriter in the 1960s and early 1970s. He is best remembered for writing the top 40 hits "Candy Man", performed by Roy Orbison and "Everybody's Talkin'", performed by Harry Nilsson.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Neil was one of the songwriters who for a time worked out of New York City's…

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  • That voice... I love "The Water is Wide."
  • Великолепный голос, прекрасные аранжировки, неповторимые тексты.
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  • less than 500,000 scrobbles... unbelievable
  • When I heard The Dolphins in the Sopranos, Instantly in love
  • surprising how few listeners he has here on last.fm
  • fred would agree with sea shepherd and would try to help to save the dolphins in japan. http://www.seashepherd.org/cove-guardians/ check this out, please!
  • "Midnight Cowboy" brought me to this wonderful man's music. Moody, bluesy, dark... beautiful.
  • Just discovered this guy, what great musician! And too few listeners!
  • Some trivia to demonstrate how influencial Fred Neil was in the very early 60's: on one track, he had yet-to-be-known artists Frank Zappa and Al Wilson (Canned Heat) play backup for Fred. Unfortunately, too many people confuse his songs with others who have copied him. Everybody's talkin' is Not a Harry Nillson song neither is The Dolphins anyone elses than Fred's Extremely prolific guitarist, much like Paul Simon, another underrated musician in my mind

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