Everyone Sing: "Dallas, You Are So Very Chic!"

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As promised (um ... Wednesday, my bad), Steve Dirkx sent along a copy of the that long-forgotten '83 classic anthem "Dallas," written by Mimi Guten and Toni Mazzola and performed by the great (far as you know) Mark Franklin.
But far be it from me to deprive you of the keepsake, so

here 'tis

for downloading onto your Walkman. You're welcome? All Steve asks in return is you go see The Telefones tomorrow night at the Aardvark in Fort Worth (for reals) or buy "The Ballad of Jerry Godzilla/She's In Love (With the Rolling Stones)" single offa iTunes.

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