Happy Birthday Alexander O'Neal

Happy birthday to Alexander O'Neal, born November 15, 1953.

Alexander O'Neal had the distinction of being perhaps the best pure singer to come from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' 80s production stable, and working with them released a number of memorable tracks that clearly bear the heavily synthesized sound of their era but still hold up relatively well today. But while he has continued to perform around the world for three decades now, his commercial success as a singer was almost exclusively tied to his work with Jam and Lewis, and his departure from their production and songwriting machine in the early 90s marked an abrupt pause in a noteworthy and popular recording career.

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Happy birthday to Alexander O'Neal, born November 15, 1953.

Alexander O'Neal had the distinction of being perhaps the best pure singer to come from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' 80s production stable, and working with them released a number of memorable tracks that clearly bear the heavily synthesized sound of their era but still hold up relatively well today. But while he has continued to perform around the world for three decades now, his commercial success as a singer was almost exclusively tied to his work with Jam and Lewis, and his departure from their production and songwriting machine in the early 90s marked an abrupt pause in a noteworthy and popular recording career.

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