When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

Cheat Sheet: Christian Music's Stars Producers

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I guess it makes sense that most of the attention in the music world is showered on the artists, the larger-than-life personalities (and talents) who are comfortable stepping out front and shining under those bright spotlights. But our favorite albums probably wouldn’t be our favorites without the contributions of the producers who helped shape them. It could be argued that these behind-the-scenes types are the true talent — or at the very least, they’re responsible for adding the polish to the stars, allowing them to shine brighter.

Music production is big business in Nashville, with hundreds of recording studios in the area. Despite all the talent in the region, there are a relatively small number of producers behind a majority of the bigger Christian releases. So maybe it’s time you became acquainted with the pros behind the music. Many of them are also successful songwriters. Several of them play a wide variety of instruments. And a few of them even do double duty as performers in their own right. Some of these names may not be familiar to you, but they certainly should be.

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