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Have you ever heard the children’s song “Mairzy Doats” or “Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo?” They were written by Jerry Livingston, a prolific and respected Oscar nominated composer. Happy songs – but an unhappy home life for Livingston, whose son flipped out one February night in 1965 as he took out a gun and shot his parents. P. 75 in the book has the rest of the story, meanwhile, here’s Mr. Livingston (center) during happier days.