Dan Seals

Knowledge Identifier: +Dan_Seals


Dan Seals

American musician add

Category: Music

Born in 1948.

Country: United States (100%)

Main connections: Paul Davis (singer), Maryland, Internal Revenue Service

Linked to: Capitol Records, Internal Revenue Service, Little Texas, The Beatles




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Dan Seals was born in 1948 add something


He graduated from W. W. Samuell High School in Pleasant Grove in 1966 add something


As England Dan & John Ford Coley, Seals using a childhood nickname he'd gained from his affected English accent and love of The Beatles They would have several pop hits in the second half of the 1970s add something


The younger brother of Seals & Crofts member Jim Seals, he first gained fame as the "England Dan" half of the soft rock duo England Dan & John Ford Coley, which charted nine pop and adult contemporary singles between 1976 and 1980, including the No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 hit "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" add something


"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" was the pair's biggest hit, reaching No. 2 in 1976 and becoming their only gold single add something


After seven LPs, they disbanded in 1980 and Seals reinvented himself as a solo country-pop artist, signing with Atlantic Records in 1980 add something


Throughout the 1980s and into the early 1990s, he released 16 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the country charts add something


In 1981, he lost nearly everything that he had in a battle with the Internal Revenue Service add something


He signed to Capitol Records in 1983 add something


His 1984 album "San Antone" was even more successful add something


The album's last single, "God Must Be a Cowboy" was much more successful than the album's first three singles, becoming his first top 10 hit in early 1984, at No. 10 add something


The lone new track "One Friend", which was originally included on 1984's "San Antone", was re-recorded for this collection and continued his No. 1 streak add something


His 1985 album "Won't Be Blue Anymore" became his most successful studio album, reaching No. 1 on the country albums chart and earning RIAA gold certification add something


In early 1985, the album's third and final single "My Old Yellow Car" peaked at No. 9 add something


"Meet Me in Montana", a duet with Marie Osmond, became his first No. 1 hit in 1985 and the first of nine straight Number Ones add something


Paul Davis (singer) - Davis wrote "Meet Me in Montana," which Paul's friend Dan Seals and Osmond took to No. 1 on the "Billboard" Country chart in 1985, and "Bop", a solo No. 1 Country hit for Seals in early 1986


The album's next single, "Bop", co-written by Paul Davis, with Jennifer Kimball, became his first solo No. 1 and was named Single of the Year at 1986's CMA awards add something


Written by Paul Davis, the single won the artists the Vocal Duo of the Year award at the CMA awards in 1986 add something


Dan Seals released his first compilation album "The Best" in 1987 add something


The next single "Big Wheels in the Moonlight" was released in late 1988, and reached No. 1 in early 1989, becoming his ninth No. 1 single in a row add something


The first single, "Addicted", not only became a No. 1 country hit but got its writer, Cheryl Wheeler, a contract with Capitol Records in 1989 add something


Although Dan Seals was a touring artist for the rest of the 1990s, he did release a few more albums on smaller labels throughout the decade, such as "Fired Up" in 1994, his final album for Warner Bros add something


Dan Seals began the 1990s with his eighth album, "On Arrival" add something


The first single "Love on Arrival" reached No. 1 in 1990, and stayed there for three weeks add something


Dan Seals' second compilation album, titled "Greatest Hits" was released in 1991 add something


He signed to Intersound and released "In a Quiet Room" in 1995, comprising acoustic versions of his earlier hits add something


He switched to TDC and released "In a Quiet Room II" in 1998, followed by "Make It Home" in 2002 add something


In 2008, Seals completed radiation treatments for mantle cell lymphoma at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and received a stem cell transplant at NIH in Maryland add something

Dan Seals died in 2009 add something


Seals died at the age of 61, on March 25, 2009, at his daughter's home in Nashville, Tennessee add something