- Eric Carmen was a member of The Raspberries with whom he had a million-selling single, Go All The Way.
- As a solo artist he had a number of hits including:
- Never Gonna Fall in Love Again
- She Did It
- Hungry Eyes, and the smash,
- All By Myself.
- Eric has written hit songs for Shaun Cassidy, Michael Damian, Peter Cetera and Diana Ross.
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- Eric Carmen wrote All By Myself in 1975, it was released on December 1, 1975.
- Classically trained pianist, Eric, based All By Myself on the second movement (Adagio sostenuto) of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Opus 18. Eric reached an agreement with the Rachmaninoff estate providing them with a 12% share of the royalties from All By Myself.
- All By Myself hit #1 in the US and peaked at #12 in the UK. It was the first of eight solo hits Eric had in the US.
- Arttists to cover All By Myself include, Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra, and Il Divo.
- All By Myself is featured in episodes of the sit-coms Friends and That 70’s Show.
- All By Myself lyrics.
all by myself – eric carmen – 1975 – video
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