Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Friday, July 25th, 2014 comes from Eric Carmen!

On May 22nd, 1976, "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again", whose melody was based on Rachmaninov's "Second Symphony", entered Billboard's Top 40 and misled itself up to #11, spending ten weeks in the chart, as long as many songs that broke into the Top 5 and also went to #1 for a single week on the Adult Contemporary chart.

Eric Carmen, born August 11th, 1949 in Cleveland Ohio, is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who was lead singer for The Raspberries from 1970-1974.  He scored eight Top 40 hits between 1976 and 1988 including one Gold Record.