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Happy birthday, Rod Temperton!

Today is Rod Temperton’s 65th birthday, according to Wikipedia. For reasons I’m not completely sure of, I’ve always paid attention to songwriting credits.  Michael Jackson’s Off the Wall album had three really great songs written by someone named Rod Temperton: “Off … Continue reading

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Who writes the songs that make the whole world sing? (Barry Manilow, for one)

Walking on the treadmill earlier today, I kept skimming through my iPod to pick out whatever suited my workout fancy of the moment.  At one point I idly wondered whether the song I was listening to had been written by the … Continue reading

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