1950 to 2010
September 18, 1945 in New York
New York, New York, United States
P.F. Sloan (born Philip Gary Schlein, September 18, 1945, in New York) is an American pop-rock singer and songwriter. He was very successful during the mid-1960s, writing, performing and producing Billboard top 20 hits for artists such as Barry McGuire, Jan & Dean, Herman's Hermits, Johnny Rivers, The Grass Roots and The Mamas & the Papas. Amongst his best-known songs is "Eve of Destruction", a hit for Barry McGuire in 1965 Sloan's family moved to West Hollywood, California in 1957. Sloan made a single, "All I Want Is Loving," for the R&B label Aladdin Records, which folded soon after its release.