Doc Pomus, songwriter
Singer ~ Songwriter
birth name: Jerome Felder

Doc Pomus

June 27, 1925, Brooklyn, NY ~ March 14, 1991, NY

The legendary Doc Pomus found success as one of the finest white blues singers of the 1940s before becoming one of the greatest songwriters in the history of American popular music. The author of many of the most popular rock & roll songs of the '60s, he composed Save The Last Dance For Me, This Magic Moment, Sweets For My Sweet and dozens of others, including Elvis Presley's Viva Las Vegas, Little Sister, and (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame. ~ Allmusic: Doc Pomus ~ retrieved June 29, 2013 © Allmusic

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June 27, 1970 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (6) The Temptations, Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) ~ #2 (5) Three Dog Night, Mama Told Me (Not To Come) ~ #1 (2) Jackson 5, The Love You Save/I Found That Girl


Doc Pomus ~ Inducted in the 1992 Songwriter Hall of Fame ~ Though often over-used, the term ‘founding father’ is totally appropriate in describing Doc Pomus’ relationship to popular music. “As one of music's most gifted and prolific songwriters, Doc Pomus helped invent rock & roll,” pronounced Rolling Stone Magazine in the 1991 year-end issue. ~ 1992 © Songwriter Hall Of Fame

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