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Neil Sedaka: 'Music has kept me going'

5 July 2012 Last updated at 11:35 BST

Neil Sedaka has praised the "therapeutic" power of music.

The Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter has enjoyed success across six decades, including cover versions of his songs by some of the biggest names in music.

He spoke to BBC Breakfast about the power of positive music, and about his upcoming performance at the Royal Albert Hall with the Philharmonic Orchestra.