This was the only hit in both territories for the Californian singer-songwriter Norma Tanega. She explained the meaning of the song as follows: "I had always wanted a dog, but because of my living situation I could only have a cat; I named my cat dog and wrote a song about my dilemma." (courtesy: Ben McLane. Thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England)
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
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.