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Born in Meridian, Mississippi, USA
Died in Scarsdale, New York, USA
Birth NameLouis Evans

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Songwriter ("Rosie the Riveter", "There, I've Said It Again", "Let Me Off Uptown", "No Moon at All"), composer, author, publisher, musician and record executive, educated at the University of Arizona and Kent College. He was a singer and ocarina soloist, and then a saxophonist and clarinetist in dance orchestras, including those of Teddy Wilson and Horace Heidt. He founded his own music publishing and record firms. Joining ASCAP in 1943, his chief musical collaborator was David Mann. His other popular-song compositions include "Don't Go to Strangers", "Pushin' Along", "The Major and the Minor", "He's 1-A in the Army", "Are You Livin', Old Man?", "Unconditional Surrender", "This Is the Night", "Made Up My Mind", "American Beauty Rose", "The Frim Fram Sauce", "Gobs of Love" (for the US Navy), "Birmingham Jailhouse", "Walking Down to Washington (new lyrics), and "If Love Is Good to Me".

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