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Forty years ago this month, Eric Carmen released a solo album that was an instant smash hit. You might remember ‘All By Myself;’ it went right to the top of the charts. Since this hit-maker lives right here in Northeast Ohio, Bill Martin caught up with him to take a trip down the gold and platinum record lane.

Watch Bill’s interview with Eric Carmen in the video above. **Also, don’t miss some great web extras in the additional videos above including what Eric and David Bowie have in common!**

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