Rose Marie McCoy broke into the male dominated business side of the music industry as a songwriter and record producer, paving the way for other females that followed.
Over 850 songs published, many recorded by such legendary artists as
Nat "King" Cole, Elvis Presley,
Sarah Vaughan, James Brown,
and on and on and on . . . .
Her dream was to make it as a singer. Instead she became one of the most sought after songwriters of the 1950s and '60s, continuing to pen songs right up to the 21st century.