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January 1, 1973: Songwriter Jack Rollins Dies

Songwriter Jack Rollins died on New Year’s Day 1973 at age 66. The prolific composer wrote more than 500 songs but will always be remembered for two…

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Meet The West Virginian Responsible For The Classic Christmas Song, 'Frosty the Snowman'

The man behind the lyrics of Frosty the Snowman, Peter Cottontail, and Smokey the Bear is none other than West Virginian, Jack Rollins. His song about a magical snowman coming to life and bringing holiday cheer can be heard almost everywhere around the holidays.

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