He was also a blues singer, but he found his greatest success as a songwriter. He was DOC POMUS and he was born this day in 1925. Among the very famous songs he penned along with Mort Shuman - "Go Jimmy Go," "Turn Me Loose," "Little Sister," "Marie's the Name His Latest Flame," "Viva Las Vegas," "A Teenager in Love," "Hushabye," "Young Blood," "Can't Get Used to Losing You," "Suspicion," "Sweets for My Sweet" and "Save the Last Dance for Me;" Doc tells the story of "Save the Last Dance for Me" by the Drifters in the video below.

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