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Encyclopedia > Paul Evans (musician)

Paul Evans (born 5 March 1938, in Queens, New York) is a rock and roll singer and songwriter who was most prominent in the 1950s and 1960s. As a performer, he had hits with the songs "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)", "Midnight Special" and "Happy-Go-Lucky Me". March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Queens is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States, and the most ethnically diverse county in the U.S. It is coterminous with Queens County in the State of New York and is located on western Long Island. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... A song is a relatively short musical composition. ...


"Happy-Go-Lucky Me" has been featured in the John Waters' Pecker, and episode #3.10 of the comedy television program Scrubs. John Waters (born April 22, 1946) is an American filmmaker, writer, personality, visual artist and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films. ... Pecker is a 1998 motion picture film directed by John Waters and starring Edward Furlong and Christina Ricci. ... My Rule of Thumb is the 56th episode of the American sitcom Scrubs. ... The word comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humor with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... Scrubs is an Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning American situation comedy/dramedy that premiered on October 2, 2001 on NBC. It was created by Bill Lawrence, who also co-created Spin City. ...


He was also a songwriter whose songs were performed by numerous performers, including Elvis Presley, Jimmy Dean and Pat Boone. His most successful songs were "Roses are Red (My Love)", which was a number one hit for Bobby Vinton in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; and "When", a chart topper in the UK Singles Chart and #5 in the U.S. for The Kalin Twins. Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... Jimmy Dean (b. ... Charles Eugene Patrick Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him a popular performer of the 1950s. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... Bobby Vinton Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... When is a popular song. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Kalin Twins were a vocal duo, Herb and Hal Kalin. ...


He also had a hit in the UK in 1978 with the morbid country song "Hello, This is Joni" (The New Zealand pressing released by Polydor Records) or on some recordings it was pressed as "Hello, This is Joanie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)" written by Paul Evans and F. Tobias and produced by Jimmy 'Wiz' Wisner. The 'B' side of the 45 rpm record featured a song called "Lullaby Tissue Paper Co." It was written by Paul Evans and B. Wells. It was also produced by Wisner. This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... 1920s vintage Polydor export label with its double-horn gramophone logo In 1954 Polydor Records introduced their distinctive orange label. ... “Sound recorder” redirects here. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Childrens gramophone records be merged into this article or section. ...


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