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Success Made to Last Legends celebrates Hall of Fame Songwriter Mark James

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Success Made to Last Legends celebrates Hall of Fame Songwriter Mark James; penned the songs Suspicious Minds and Hooked on a Feeling. Enjoy hearing about Mark's collaboration to penn You Were Always on My Mind that led to Willie Nelson's Grammy and Song of the Year. 

If you saw the recent biopic on Elvis, you saw Elvis' renaissance years ignited by Suspicious Minds. 

You will love learning about Mark's childhood in Houston. He was Francis Zambon and took the stage name of Mark James in 1959. According to Mark, no one could pronounce Zambon correctly. He started recording under Mark James since 1960 and knocked out several early hits with Running Back and She's Gone Away. 

And of special note, Mark recalls writing Moody Blue, It's Only Love, and Raised on Rock. 

 

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