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In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR), Carly said she wrote this song about Cat Stevens while she was waiting for him to pick her up for their first date. (thanks, Darrell - Dallas, TX)
This song was made famous by a Heinz ketchup commercial in the late '70s. Heinz ketchup is thick and pours very slowly. In the commercial, a person would be shown waiting for the ketchup to come out of the bottle as the chorus of "Anticipation" played in the background. For this reason, many people think of this song as "The Ketchup Song." (thanks, Andy - Arlington, VA)
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound
, plus a collection of other classics for the likes of Aftershock, Ali and Goodfellaz.
Did Marvin try out with the Detroit Lions? Did he fake crazy to get out of military service? And what about the cross-dressing?
La La Brooks of The Crystals
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."