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|Posted by: Charles Jul 8 2018, 09:53 AM|
Who, in the late '50s, sought liberation from the unwanted attention of an intellectually challenged Eros?
|Posted by: Charles Jul 15 2018, 10:07 AM|
| The rather cryptic question is derived from the chorus of the song "Stupid Cupid", recorded by Connie Francis in 1958.
The chorus -
Hey hey, set me free
Stupid Cupid stop picking on me
Flin and Alicia both knew this one with Flin scoring a bonus for answering within a few hours of the question being posted. Alicia also scores a bonus for noting that Maureen Evans did a cover of the song, also in 1958, on the Embassy label for sale at Woolworths. She also noted that the song's co-writer, Neil Sedaka, recorded the song later.
Here are Connie Francis and Maureen Evans.