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Papa Tango Charly
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Brooklyn By The Sea
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Ecoute Ce Que Je Vais Te Dire
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Un été de porcelaine
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Le lac majeur

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Mort Shuman

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While either on his own, or teamed with songwriting partner Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman has authored some of the most lasting songs in pop music, including "Save the Last Dance for Me" and "Teenager in Love." Born in Brooklyn to Jewish immigrant parents, Shuman studied at the New York Conservatory but felt rejected and alienated by his peers in Brooklyn. Identifying with the black community in Harlem, Shuman's true musical education came within that area's raucous R&B clubs, where he... Read more

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