Mary Susan Applegate

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Mary Susan Applegate
Birth nameMary Susan Applegate
Also known asMary S. Applegate
Occupation(s)Poet / Songwriter
Associated actsAir Liquide, Jennifer Rush, Celine Dion, Laura Branigan, Air Supply, Fits of Gloom, Lizzy Mack, Buranovskiye Babushki, No Mercy

Mary Susan Applegate is an American poet[1] who co-wrote the Jennifer Rush song "The Power of Love"[2] and the Buranovskiye Babushki song "Party for Everybody."[3]

She also co-wrote No Mercy's song "Please Don't Go", as well as Belarusian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016: "Help You Fly", by Ivan. Earlier lyrics includes "Do You Wanna" from the 1st album (1985) of Germany's most successful pop-duo Modern Talking co-written with Dieter Bohlen. In 2019, she co-wrote with Serhat his Eurovision entry "Say Na Na Na" which will represent San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, in Tel Aviv.


  1. ^ a b Fricker, Karen; Gluhovic, Mila (13 May 2013). Performing the 'New' Europe: Identities, Feelings and Politics in the Eurovision Song Content. Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. ^ "The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush,Candy Derouge,Gunther Mende,Mary Susan Applegate". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Party For Everybody - Buranovskiye Babushki". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2013.

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