"Rosalie" as written by and Cole Porter....
She's quite the mediator
A smoother operator you will never see
She'll see you later
And no one dares disobey her openly

She knows music, I know music too you see
She's got the power, the teen queen Rosalie

Rosalie, Rosalie
She's got the plastic
Comes from all the corner's corners of the world
So fantastic
She's everybody's favorite little record girl

She knows music, I know music too you see
She's got the power, she's got the tower
Rosalie, Rosalie

From Chattanooga, to good old Bogalusa
You can hear them fine
She makes her choices
And then you best be smilin' when it's choosin' time

Knows music
No music till you see
She's got the power, got the tower, Rosalie, Rosalie, Rosalie
Knows music, knows music, knows music
Rosalie, Rosalie

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"Rosalie" as written by Cole Porter

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    General CommentThis is an ode to Rosalie Trombley, and hugely popular DJ at the time who was known for her good ear for finding hits.

    Not many people realize that Seger was actually quite annoyed with Trombley at the time he wrote this, though there are some "odd" lines in the song that very much hint at it, such as "she knows music...I know music too, y'see." Trombley had been unimpressed by Seger's last few releases, and had passed on playing any songs from them, despite being a being a fan of some of his other material. Hence the line "she makes the choices, and then you best be smiling when it's choosing time."
    Katenesson July 06, 2008   Link

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