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Bob Davie wrote this and played the honky-tonk piano. It was inspired by a popular music club in Dallas, Texas where the kids who weren't allowed in hung around outside a yellow door. Presumably "green door" sounded better.
Jim Lowe was a DJ and Country singer who recorded this in an apartment in Greenwich Village. Backing vocals were by The High Fives.
In the UK, Frankie Vaughan's cover version reached #2.
In 1981, the '50s revivalist Shakin' Stevens covered this and took this song to the top of the UK charts. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above)
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
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