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    What's With R Dean Taylor and INDIANA?

    Canadian born and raised R Dean Taylor hit it big with his INDIANA WANTS ME

    wiki: As a singer, American audiences know Taylor best for his chart-topping 1970 hit "Indiana Wants Me",[2] which hit No. 1 in Cash Box in the United States and was also No. 1 in Canada and No. 2 in the UK. It peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100
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    But also in 1969 he produced The Messengers LP and on it is included a song written by him called GREYHOUND TO INDIANA.

    It can be heard on here starting at 8:53:


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    This website: https://classic.motown.com/artist/r-dean-taylor/#
    mentions:

    "Written after seeing the film Bonnie and Clyde, “Indiana Wants Me” not only became Taylor’s biggest hit, its edgy story informed his subsequent efforts, many of which involved characters who experienced some manner of desperation."

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