Fred Neil

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 7, 2001 (65)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 7, 2001 (65)

About

Best known for writing the song Everybody's Talkin', which was noted for its use in Midnight Cowboy and as a hit for Harry Nilsson.

Before Fame

He pitched pop songs at New York City's Brill Building.

Trivia

He was honored with a Grammy Award for Everybody's Talkin'. He also wrote Come Back Baby for Buddy Holly and Candy Man for Roy Orbison.

Family Life

His father sold Wurlitzer jukeboxes. He married wife Linda.

Associated With

He paved the way for many folk singers and songwriters, including Joni Mitchell.