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(Everybody's Waitin' for) the Man With the Bag
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Rock and Roll Waltz
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Comes A-Long A-Love
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Bonaparte's Retreat
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Wheel Of Fortune

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Kay Starr

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A solid jazz singer whose early recordings tended to be forgotten after her ascendancy into the commercial sphere during the mid-'50s, Kay Starr was among the first pop singers to capitalize on the "rock fad" with her 1955 novelty "Rock and Roll Waltz." Her biggest hit came with the era-defining "Wheel of Fortune," a prime slice of '50s adult pop with a suitably brassy reading. Born in Oklahoma, she moved to Dallas at a young age and made her debut on radio while still in school... Read more

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