Thursday, May 29, 2008

Earl Hagen Has Died, and Why You Should Care..


Time to test your knowledge. Earle Hagen just passed away this week, at the ripe old age of 88. Who is Earle Hagen? Well, he was responsible for something that we all know and love - if you don't love it, you are an idiot.
Okay, i'll be more specific. He was a songwriter, and in addition to hundreds of other things, he wrote perhaps the most famous piece of this half of the century. What was it? Click on.......
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3 comments:

leaving for costa rica sunday moye said...

john boy and billy was his biggest fans

west_rhino said...

Ditto the RIP, he's off with Aunt Bea, Barn and Earnest T Bass.

Anonymous said...

more importantly, he wrote the theme to i spy. the third television program to be broadcast in color. it was also the first television program to pair a black actor and white actor in co-leading roles...the black actor---Bill Cosby, of course.