The Cabo Cad
by JaR

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  • JaR are Jay Graydon and Randy Goodrum, who have played on, written and produced a slew of hit songs, including "Oh Sherrie," "Turn Your Love Around" and "After The Love Has Gone." Says Graydon: "The last track on the album is called called 'The Cabo Cad.' For once I really baited Randy with ideas, in the past it's always a love song, and I am so sick of love songs. Records have to have 'em, chicks love love songs, but come on, we need something else. We need other input. So I was watching the news, and Olivia Newton-John's boyfriend at the time had supposedly faked his own suicide. It was on Dateline. Then it came on Dateline about two months later. Dateline went to Mexico because they'd heard this guy had been spotted like five times. And they interviewed people right and left, and this guy was supposedly alive. He pulled a dummy to get insurance money for his kids. He was spotted in Cabo, Mexico." (Read more from Jay in his Songfacts Interview. JaR's website is jarzone.com.)
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