Song Surgery

"Shame" ~ Evelyn "Champagne" King

June 18, 2021 Sid Holmes
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Songwriter John H. Fitch, Jr. explains how he teamed up with Reuben Cross to co-write one of the disco eras biggest hits.
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John on being a songwriter
Meeting Evelyn
Evelyn the singer
Writing "Shame" with Reuben Cross
Presenting "Shame" to Evelyn
The rocky road to a hit record
"Shame," and how the disco era fizzled
"Shame" becomes a hit record
"Shame": the legacy and reflections