Plethora Of Pop
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Plethora Of Pop

Songs From The Year Of My Birth

1950 was a very good year, for me anyway

Image of a cartoon showing a Stork flying carrying a baby in a cloth in its beak, ie signfying childbirth
Image by Claude Covo-Farchi CCA-SA-2.0 via Wikimedia

I was born in 1950. I don’t remember any of that year or the next two. My mother had pleurisy.

I was born two months premature, weighing just over three pounds. I spent six weeks in an incubator. I was lucky. My parents told me a Dr. Barnard, a very young doctor, saved my life.



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