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"Spooky" was originally an instrumental song performed by saxophonist Mike Sharpe (Shapiro), written by Ron Hirsch (not according to BMI), Shapiro and Harry Middlebrooks, Jr., which first charted in 1967 hitting #57 on the US pop charts. Its best-known version, also created by Ron Hirsch, was when Ron Hirsch added lyrics centering on a "spooky little girl". In 1968, the vocal version of the song reached #3 in the U.S. (Billboard Hot 100) and #46 in the UK
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"Philadelphia Freedom" is a song released by The Elton John Band as a single in 1975. The song was the fourth of Elton John's six number 1 US hits during the early and mid-1970s, which saw his recordings dominating the charts. In Canada it was his eighth single to hit the top of the RPM national singles chart.
"Suspicious Minds" is an American song written and first recorded by American songwriter Mark James. After James' recording failed commercially, the song was handed to Elvis Presley by Producer Chips Moman, becoming a number one song in 1969, and one of the most notable hits of Presley's career.
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"Bennie and the Jets" (also titled as "Benny & the Jets") is a song composed by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. The song is written in the key of G major and first appeared on the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album in 1973. "Bennie and the Jets" has been one of John's most popular songs and was performed during John's appearance at Live Aid.
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