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A song written by a 96yr old man for his late wife has made iTunes Top 10

 
A song written by a 96yr old man for his late wife has made iTunes Top 10
Posted September 4th, 2013 @ 5:46am

 

Have you heard "Oh Sweet Lorraine" yet?  It's been quite a sensation online.  It's also cracked the iTunes Top 10, and sold more than 100,000 copies on iTunes . . . more than the latest singles by JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and MILEY CYRUS.

But here's something it doesn't share with too many other hit songs:  It was written by a 96-YEAR-OLD MAN.  His name is Fred Stobaugh . . . and he wrote it about his wife of 75 years, who recently passed away.

Fred originally wrote the lyrics as part of a contest . . . and then they were turned into a song, which is performed by JACOB COLGAN.

TMZ reports that Fred is making quite a bit of money off the song . . . but there aren't really any specific numbers.  Supposedly, he's planning to use the money to purchase "new hearing aids."

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