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"So Rare" a late hit in 1957 which went to the No. 2 position, and was on the record charts for 26 weeks. Jimmy Dorsey was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the son of a coal miner turned music educator, and older brother of Tommy Dorsey who also became a prominent musician. He played trumpet in his youth
"Party Doll" is a 1957 rock 'n' roll song written by Buddy Knox and Jimmy Bowen. It was performed by Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids and became a hit on the Roulette label.
The song was distributed around the U.S. and became a chart-topping hit, spending a week at No. 1 on the Top 100 chart, the precursor to the Billboard Hot 100, in March 1957.
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"A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)" was a 1957 rock and roll song with words and music both written by Marty Robbins. It was recorded January 25, 1957 and released on the Columbia Records label March 4, 1957. The song reached number one on the U.S. country chart becoming Marty Robbins' third number one, the song reached number two on the Billboard pop chart in the U.S.