Man, 94, goes viral with tribute song to late wife [Video]

A 94-year-old man has gone viral after entering a YouTube competition to find upcoming singer/songwriters with a tune about his late wife of 75 years.


Fred Stobaugh entered a YouTube competition searching for upcoming singer/songwriters by submitting an ode to his late wife Lorraine – who he met in 1938 – and the production company were so impressed they tracked him down.


Despite having no previous musical experience, the pensioner penned the tune in one night and sent it off to the organisation in a large “manila envelope”.


In the song, Fred describes Lorraine as the “prettiest girl I ever saw” and says: “She gave me 75 years of my life.”

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