In Neil Sedaka had his first biggie hit with his song 'Oh!' - Did ya know he wrote the song for his gal pal, Carole Kline (later to become Carole King) - they were song writers together in the Brill Building (NYC). Here's Sedaka singing 'Oh Carol.
My mom used to play this pop singer's music all the time and classics like "Calendar Girl" were drilled into my memory. I went from being annoyed by those songs to being a big fan of all of his feel good pop songs: Neil Sedaka