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Paul Vance was one of the premier composers and producers of the bubblegum pop era, authoring a series of chart blockbusters including Brian Hyland's "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," the Cuff Links' "Tracy," and Clint Holmes' "Playground of My Mind." Born in Brooklyn, NY, on November 4, 1929, Vance first earned notoriety in 1957 when he teamed with fellow Brill Building staffer Lee Pockriss to write "Catch a Falling Star," a number one pop hit for crooner Perry... Read more

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