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Eddie Holman

Eddie Holman's 1970 number two smash "Hey There Lonely Girl," with its creamy falsetto vocals and lush Philly soul arrangement, is one of the most well-remembered one-shot soul hits. Actually, Holman had been recording since the early '60s, scoring some minor hits with "This Can't Be True" (1965) and "Am I a Loser (From the Start)" (1966). In 1969, he hooked up with Philadelphia producer Peter DeAngelis, best known for his work with teen idols Fabian and Frankie Avalon. His arrangements for Holman, however, rivaled Gamble-Huff's in quality, yielding some other minor R&B hits in 1969 and 1970 with "I Love You," "Don't Stop Now," and "Cathy Called," as well as an album in 1970. Most identified with his rich falsetto, Holman actually sang in a much more traditional vocal range on much of his material, some of which was written by himself or his wife, Sheila. He largely vanished from sight after 1970, though he recorded for several labels in the '70s.

Eddie Holman

(born June 3, 1946) is an American singer and recording artist. He is best known for his 1970 hit song "Hey There Lonely Girl".

Although born in Norfolk, Virginia, Holman later grew up in New York

Eddie Holman and his wife Sheila have three children.

Holman owns his own record label (Agape Records) and music publishing company (Schoochiebug Music Publishing).

During the summer of 2007, Holman performed weekly for the passengers abroad the Sun Princess cruise ship while it was en route to the inside passage of Alaska.

 

 

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