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Song goes viral 64 years after it was written by a lovelorn sailor

By Cathy Free

03 May 2022 · 5 min read

Morton Block’s grandson saw the song that had been tucked away in a drawer and recorded it

Morton “Mort” Block was smitten with someone he met on the beach in Atlantic City in 1958, but he was worried she might not feel the same way.

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