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Jimmy Boyd had a hit record called
Jimmy Boyd had a hit record called "I Saw Mommie Kissing Santa Claus" and recorded Al's song "It Makes Me Wanna Cry."
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Al and Susan Forward were good friends at a time when Susan authored the number one book
Al and Susan Forward were good friends at a time when Susan authored the number one book "Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them." She inspired him to try his hand at writing.
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Al completed his first book in 2005, which addresses many of the challenges lovers may encounter in a Romantic love relationship.
Al completed his first book in 2005, which addresses many of the challenges lovers may encounter in a Romantic love relationship.
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Al began writing
Al began writing "The Will To Love" when he was 21. He finally finished it in early 2006. Check it out on the home page link.
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NutRocker is the only time Al performed as lead piano for B. Bumble and the Stingers.  It was also the biggist hit the group ever had.  His rendition hit number one in England and was top twenty in the U.S.
NutRocker is the only time Al performed as lead piano for B. Bumble and the Stingers. It was also the biggist hit the group ever had. His rendition hit number one in England and was top twenty in the U.S.
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"Over and Done With" was recorded in 1962 during Al's follow up session for Capitol Records. The group name had to be changed to The Royal Galaxies because Capitol discovered there was already a group named The Galaxies.
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This is a copy of the Ad Capitol placed in Billboard. The name
This is a copy of the Ad Capitol placed in Billboard. The name "The Galaxies" had to be changed to "The Royal Galaxies" because the original name was already taken by another group.
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The L.A. Mirror article regarding how
The L.A. Mirror article regarding how "The Big Triangle" was written was a complete fabrication submitted by Capitol's publicity department. The real story can be read at the "Al and the Galaxies" link on the home page.
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Al's first attempt at writing a song happened when he was twelve years old.  He taught himself to read and write music and he never took a piano lesson.
Al's first attempt at writing a song happened when he was twelve years old. He taught himself to read and write music and he never took a piano lesson.
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At the time Al wrote
At the time Al wrote "It May Be a Lovely Day," and he thought all the notes of each piano chord had to be written out. There are five other pages written on this small manuscript paper and Al still has them.
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Malaguena was Al's attempt to duplicate the success of Nut Rocker.  He knew the studio sound would be very important so he gave the engineer a copy of Nut Rocker to live with for a couple of days.  Unfortunately, the sound was not what Al wanted but it was played on American Bandstand for a couple of weeks.  It wasn't a hit.
Malaguena was Al's attempt to duplicate the success of Nut Rocker. He knew the studio sound would be very important so he gave the engineer a copy of Nut Rocker to live with for a couple of days. Unfortunately, the sound was not what Al wanted but it was played on American Bandstand for a couple of weeks. It wasn't a hit.
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Although Maleguena was not a hit, it has the distiction of being only one of two records released on the Philles label not produced by Phil Spector.
Although Maleguena was not a hit, it has the distiction of being only one of two records released on the Philles label not produced by Phil Spector.
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