This Man Had One Of The Biggest Songs Of 1972 – Nothing To Smile About

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It’s a song that could clear the dance floor.  It was one of the saddest songs of the year, heck, it was one of the saddest songs of all time.  And it wasn’t the only hit this man had, but it was his biggest.  Who is he?  And what’s the song?  It’s a Turntable Tuesday song I’ll play this afternoon. 

It’s Gilbert O’Sulllivan whose song Alone Again (Naturally) spent 6 weeks at #1 in the summer of 1972. Here’s Gilbert talking about how he writes those sad song lyrics.

 

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