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A Christmas Song Secret

Recorded first time in 1948 by Doye O'Dell and a bunch of other times through the years but it was never as popular until this guy did it in 1964. Listen here.
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Silly Song Becomes Big Christmas Hit

This song was written way back in 1944 and was released as a record in 1948. Written by a music teacher from Smithtown, New York from an observation of his school teachers wifes students. Here is the story. The Writer was Don Gardner. Click HERE for the original song.
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Song Secret: Comment From A Record Rep Is Foundation For His Lyrics

The song writer was asking about his friends thoughts on San Francisco women. His friends answer was the foundational lyric of his biggest song ever. Hit number 4 on Billboard in 1985. Here is the story. Watch the Official Video HERE
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Song Secret: His Wife Inspired The Song Lyrics

way back in 1964 while writing a song with his partner, his wife walked in and asked for money to go shopping with. That inspired the song. Listen here.
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Song Secret: Spanish Song Number One 14 Weeks In USA

This 1993 record was recorded in Spain and when the record company was purchased by and American record company who decided to release it to a new audience. Good idea, because they even made a dance about it!
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Song Secret: His Boss Jokingly Asked Him To Write A Dance Song About Werewolves

This singer/songwriter and his guitar playing friend worked for Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers. He watched an old movie from 1935 about Werewolves and jokingly asked them to write a dance song about Werewolves. Listen below for the story. Official Song Video
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Song Secret:A Shot At Nosey Reporters

This Song Secret is about a 1982 solo record for this artist, He was agitated with reporters in his personal life and with his friend Danny, wrote a song to fire back at them. Here is todays song secret!
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Song Secret: He Met Her At A College Party

This inspiration for this 1970's hit was a person he and his band mate met at a college party. Here is the story. (Podcast and Video Below) Video of RIKKI DON'T LOSE THAT NUMBER (1974) by Steely Dan
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Song Secret: She Wrote The Song In 10 Minutes

After playing this song to her band mates, one person said all it was, was 3 chords and a left hand note. She didn't give up on it. It ended up being their only Number One US Record . Here is a video of the song LIVE
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Song Secret: The Song Title Was A Repeated Letter

This 1993 song recorded by a cover band who's lead singer was studying to be an English Literature Professor. It hit number 4 on Billboard and was nominated for a Grammy. Here is the story. Listen and then Check the Official Song Video
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