SOLITAIRE

Latest update on 23/09/2013

Artist: Neil Sedaka
Author: Neil Sedaka/Phil Cody
Label: RCA
Year: 1972

On lp Solitaire featuring 10 cc (or was it still Hotlegs?). Recorded in Eric Stewart's Strawberry Studio in Manchester. Neil made his comeback in England. First performed Solitaire in the London Royal Albert Hall in 1971 with the Royal Philharmonic Orch. Neil Sedaka was classically trained.

Covers:

1972:

Petula Clark

1973:

Tony Christie

1973:

Searchers

1973:

Andy Williams

1975:

Carpenters

1975:

Johnny Mathis

1976:

Elvis Presley

1982:

Shirley Bassey

1983:

Patricia Paay

1984:

Nana Mouskouri

1994:

Sheryl Crow

2004:

Clay Aiken [top 5 US]

2006:

Westlife

2013:

Mark Lanegan

Not to be confused, neither with Tony Bennett's and Dean Martin's Solitaire ('51), written by Renée Borek and Carl Nutter, nor with Laura Branigan's in '83 (see there).

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