World's Worst iPod

 
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World's Worst iPod: Don't Cry Out Loud Melissa Manchester

I think we can agree "Baby cried the day the circus came to town..." is not the happiest of opening lines for a song.  Melissa Manchester didn't write "Don't Cry Out Loud".  It was penned by Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager.  Machester isn't even the first to release the song, but back in the late 70's Clive Davis thought she could make it a hit.  He was right.  It climbed to number 10 in 1979.

 


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03/05/2013 6:08AM
World's Worst iPod: Don't Cry Out Loud Melissa Manchester
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This is the BEST version of the song. The other covers pales in comparison to Melissa's version
This is the BEST version of the song. The other covers pales in comparison to Melissa's version
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