So very sad to hear the news of my dear friend, Alan O'Day passing at age 72. Alan, you were a pleasure to work with, and an honor to have you as a friend. So kind, sweet, and so very caring! My Heart, My Prayers & My Thoughts go out to your sweet & precious wife, Yuka.
ALAN O'DAY, SONGWRITER, COMPOSER, PERFORMER
KNOWN FOR HIS #1 HIT UNDERCOVER ANGEL
Los Angeles, CA - May 17, 2013 – We are saddened to announce the passing of Alan O’Day, dear friend and creative contributor to the music world. Alan lost his battle with cancer at his home in Westwood surrounded by friends and family.
Alan continued to write and perform until his last days. Alan was a generous man who gave his heart and soul to the music industry.
We love you & miss you Alan!!!!
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Songwriter/singer/performer Alan O'Day is the writer & singer of
"Undercover Angel", Billboard #1; writer of Helen Reddy's "Angie
Baby", Billboard #1; co-writer of the Righteous Brothers' "Rock 'n'
Roll Heaven", Billboard #3; co-writer of songs for Jim Henson's
Emmy-winning animated CBS TV show "Muppet Babies" (8
seasons); co-writer of songs for National Geographic's million-
selling "Really Wild Animals" children's videos; co-writer of
"There's Only One Ariel" for the Disney "Little Mermaid" CD.
His songs have been recorded by Cher, Olivia Newton-John,
Anne Murray, Three Dog Night, John Kay, Dave Mason, Johnny
Mathis, 5th Dimension, Larry Carlton, Captain & Tenille, Tom
Jones, Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson, Ted Neely, Sarah Vaughn, John
Travolta, Dusty Springfield, Bobby Sherman, David Clayton
Thomas, Paul Anka, Ray Price,Tony Orlando & Dawn, Dobie
Gray, 14 Karat Soul, Sonny Geraci, Gene Pitney, (whoops, out of
On stage, Alan loves to play FOR his audiences, and WITH them!
Performing at the Bluebird in Nashville on October 10th and 12th, and in Jackson TN for an oldies show on October 18th at the Carl Perkins Center.http://www.kool103.com/caravan.htm
Alan O'Day's new CD "I Hear Voices" will be available September 15th 2008! The album will be available through http://www.alanoday.com/ as well as other outlets and shortly on ITunes. Please check out myspace.com/alanoday where audio clips and other info will be posted. And in a few weeks, the title song "I Hear Voices" will have its own video on YOUTUBE.
You will love this CD!! Tt's a collection of 14 songs written & co-produced by Alan O'Day and Denny Martin -- Songs that move around from funk to retro to spiritual.
Song's that will make you laugh and also make you shed a tear !