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Cityscape: Neil Sedaka: Rock'n'Roll Survivor

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin, Veronica Volk, Alana Holbrook
Neil Sedaka album

Jacob Whittaker, Flickr

A new book explores the story of how Neil Sedaka overcame obstacle after obstacle to become the "ultimate rock'n'roll survivor."

Singer, pianist, composer and Brooklyn native Neil Sedaka is famous for writing songs like the 1962 hit, Breaking Up is Hard to Do. But his career stalled when the Beatles shot to prominence, and for 12 years Sedaka struggled to get back on the charts.

On this week's Cityscape we'll talk with author Rich Podolsky about his new book Neil Sedaka: Rock’n’Roll Survivor: The Inside Story of His Incredible Comeback.




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