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Recording a hit record is ...

Recording a hit record is like catching lightning in a bottle—certain pop stars manage to do it over and over, and some can't get it right. These are the stories of eight Texas musicians, each one immortalized by a single recording. You've heard most of these hits—songs like “Hey, Baby!,” “If You Lose Me (You'll Lose a Good Thing),” “Hey Paula,” “Tighten Up”, but the stories of the people behind these songs have been mostly forgotten, until now. Here are the songs, and the people who made them, back together again in a fun and thought-provoking one-hour documentary.

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