Fred Neil was an American blues and folk singer and songwriter. Born on March 16, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio, he made a significant impact on the music industry with his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics. His career spanned several decades, during which he released influential albums such as "Bleecker & MacDougal" and "Fred Neil." Sadly, Fred Neil passed away on July 7, 2001 in Summerland Key, Florida. His legacy lives on through his timeless music that continues to inspire generations of musicians.