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Neil Sedaka: The Definitive Collection (Razor & Tie)

Gene Sculatti, Razor & Tie, 2007

IT'S ALMOST LIKE A scene from a movie, one of those Fifties cinematic cash-ins about crazy music and hopped-up teens. At a high-school talent show, the self-described "nerd," backed by drums and sax, delivers a scorched-vocal, piano-pounding performance.

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