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Songwriter Billy Kelly: 'People Really Like Milk'

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Songwriter Billy Kelly: 'People Really Like Milk'

Songwriter Billy Kelly: 'People Really Like Milk'

Songwriter Billy Kelly: 'People Really Like Milk'

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Billy Kelly, 'People Really Like Milk'

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It's been a rough spring — what with the ongoing financial crisis, H1N1 flu virus and auto-industry restructuring — so it's been easy to dwell on the negative. But Billy Kelly's children's song focuses on what people like.

"People Really Like Milk" has an endearingly oddball sense of humor. Using shout-outs to fire trucks, Chewbacca and Uncle Sam stilt walkers in the same verse, Kelly hits a geeky kid trifecta. In the best tradition of pop novelty songs, "People Really Like Milk" is the sort of song everyone can like — unless, of course, you're lactose-intolerant.

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