Alan O'Day Dies: "Undercover Angel" Singer Was 72

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Alan O'Day, a singer/songwriter who penned several hits for others before finding his own success, has died from complications of cancer. He was 72 years old.

O'Day wrote successful songs for artists like The Righteous Brothers, Cher, and Helen Reddy in the early '70s before finding his own fanbase with "Undercover Angel" in 1974. Later, he wrote songs for popular television shows, such as the children's cartoon "The Muppet Babies".

"Alan continued to write and perform until his last days," a statement from 1st Phase Records reads. "Alan was a generous man who gave his heart and soul to the music industry."

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