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Backup vocals are by Country group The Oak Ridge Boys.
This was one of 2 new songs released on Simon's Greatest Hits, Etc. album. It was released as a single backed with the other new song "Stranded in a Limousine."
The fourth verse was only added because the record company wanted it that way. Simon originally meant the song to be a trilogy about husband, wife, and family. (thanks, Jesse - Roanoke, VA, for above 2)
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose
. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."