From PJ Lifestyle: Meet The Least Likely Songwriter to Have A Top Ten Hit

Fred Stobaugh

These days, most pop music consists of style over substance. Today’s top stars like Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber are more concerned with dance moves and video poses than songwriting chops – which makes the appearance of a delicate ballad like “Oh Sweet Lorraine” by Green Shoe Studio featuring Jacob Colgan and Fred Stobaugh in the iTunes Top Ten a pleasant surprise.

What’s even more astounding is the story behind the song. Stobaugh, the songwriter, is a 96-year old Illinois man who wrote “Oh Sweet Lorraine” in memory of his wife who passed away in April.

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