Alan Merrill

Alan Merrill
1951 - 2020

Alan Merrill  American Songwriter


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Alan Merrill was previously married to Cathee Dahmen (1977 - 1997).

Alan Merrill was in relationships with Mackenzie Phillips (1976), Yoshiko Mandai (1971 - 1975), Diana Hodges (1970), Michi Nakao (1968) and Joanna Lisanti.


American Songwriter Alan Merrill was born Allan Preston Sachs on 19th February, 1951 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 29th Mar 2020 New York, USA aged 69. He is most remembered for In the early 1970s Merrill was the first westerner to achieve pop star status in Japan. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Alan Merrill is a member of the following lists: American rock singers, American male singers and People from New York City.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating5 53 years, 11 months 22 years 3 months, 2 days
Married1 20 years, 10 months - -
Total6 53 years, 11 months 21 years, 10 months 3 months, 2 days


First Name Alan
Middle Name Preston
Last Name Merrill
Full Name at Birth Allan Preston Sachs
Alternative Name Aleecat, Alley Cat
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th February, 1951
Birthplace The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Died 29th March, 2020
Place of Death New York, USA
Cause of Death COVID-19
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color OTHER
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter, actor, model
Occupation Songwriter
Claim to Fame In the early 1970s Merrill was the first westerner to achieve pop star status in Japan
Music Genre (Text) Glam rock, Pop, Rock
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboards
Record Label RCA, RAK, Atlantic, Polydor
Associated Acts Arrows, The Lead, Vodka Collins, Runner., Runner, Meat Loaf, Rick Derringer.
Official Websites,,,,,,,
Father Aaron Sachs (jazz saxophone/clarinet player)
Mother Helen Merrill (jazz singer)
Associated People Paul Varley (Arrows drummer), Jake Hoopker (Arrows guitarrist), Peter Meaden (Arrows' first manager), Steve Gould (Runner), Rick Derringer, Steve Windwood, Mick Taylor, Dallas Taylor, Tetsu Yamauchi

Alan Merrill (born Allan Preston Sachs; February 19, 1951 – March 29, 2020) was an American vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, actor and model. In the early 1970s Merrill was the first westerner to achieve pop star status in Japan. He was the lead singer of the first ever released version and author of the song "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by the Arrows in 1975.

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Alan Merrill69 AquariusSongwriter
Cathee Dahmen52 VirgoModel
Mackenzie Phillips62 ScorpioActress
Yoshiko Mandai-
Diana Hodges-Model
Michi Nakao-Make-Up Artist
Joanna Lisanti-


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