Alexander O'Neal
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1953-11-14
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Alexander O'Neal (born 15 November 1953), is an American rhythm and blues singer, songwriter and arranger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. In a career spanning more than 30 years, O'Neal is an accomplished soul and rhythm and blues singer. O'Neal came to ...

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Biography

Alexander O'Neal (born 15 November 1953), is an American rhythm and blues singer, songwriter and arranger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. In a career spanning more than 30 years, O'Neal is an accomplished soul and rhythm and blues singer. O'Neal came to prominence in the middle of the 1980s as a solo artist, releasing fourteen singles that entered the top forty charts in the UK during the 1980s and 1990s. His solo singles, sometimes dealing with lost love include "If You Were Here Tonight", "Fake", "Criticize", "The Lovers", "(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me", "The Christmas Song", "All True Man", "Love Makes No Sense", "In the Middle" and ¨What's Missing¨. He is also known for duets with fellow R&B singer and Tabu labelmate Cherrelle such as "Saturday Love" and "Never Knew Love Like This". AllMusic has described O'Neal as having a "tough voice [that] has the same grain and range as that of Otis Redding."

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Never Knew Love Like This
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What's Missing
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What can I say to make you love me
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Saturday Love ft. Bianca Lindgren
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A Broken Heart Can Mend
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Biography

Alexander O'Neal (born 15 November 1953), is an American rhythm and blues singer, songwriter and arranger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. In a career spanning more than 30 years, O'Neal is an accomplished soul and rhythm and blues singer. O'Neal came to prominence in the middle of the 1980s as a solo artist, releasing fourteen singles that entered the top forty charts in the UK during the 1980s and 1990s. His solo singles, sometimes dealing with lost love include "If You Were Here Tonight", "Fake", "Criticize", "The Lovers", "(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me", "The Christmas Song", "All True Man", "Love Makes No Sense", "In the Middle" and ¨What's Missing¨. He is also known for duets with fellow R&B singer and Tabu labelmate Cherrelle such as "Saturday Love" and "Never Knew Love Like This". AllMusic has described O'Neal as having a "tough voice [that] has the same grain and range as that of Otis Redding."

Born in Natchez, Mississippi. After graduating from high school in Natchez, he attended Alcorn State University. At age 20 he relocated to Minneapolis, where he performed with several bands including The Mystics and Wynd Chymes. He became a member of Enterprise for a brief period before joining Flyte Tyme, a band which included Monte Moir, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

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