The Best Part of Waking Up

After disbanding the duo Pearl she formed with her sister, singer Leslie Pearl made a go of it as a solo pop singer and scored one minor hit: 1982’s “If the Love Fits Wear It,” which went to #28 on the pop chart and #7 on the AC. Pearl’s career stalled, so she turned to songwriting…and then jingle writing. She wrote one of the longest-lasting, most heard commercial songs ever:

Double Retro: that is indeed Scott Bakula.

Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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