Dean Friedman (born May 23, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter who plays piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments, including the harmonica.
Born and raised in Paramus, New Jersey, Friedman received his first guitar when he was 9, in 1964, and started writing songs. When he was a teenager, he played weddings and bar mitzvahs as part of Marsha and the Self-Portraits, sent out demos and majored in music at City College of New York where one of his teachers was guitarist David Bromberg. By the time he was 20, in 1975, he had a manager and a recording contract with Cashman and West's Lifesong label.
In the United States he is described as a one-hit wonder, following his 1977 hit song "Ariel", which reached number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and stayed in the chart for five months. It is ranked as the 69th biggest hit of 1977. On the Cash Box Top 100, it reached number 17. In Canada, theЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Lydia [1978, сингл]
- Rumpled Romeo [1982, альбом]
- Dean Friedman and "Well, well," said the Rocking Chair. [1991, альбом]
- Songs for Grownups [1999, альбом]
- The Treehouse Journals [2002, альбом]
- The Very Best Of... [09.1991, сборник]