Friday, September 4, 2020

Athot a Day: Give Me Up, Baby, One More Time

My radio station while I work is BBC Radio 2. For some reason they've been giving a certain old hit song high rotation. No matter who the show presenter (host) is, there's that bloody song. Oh, I don't like "Never Gonna Give You Up", the chart-topper from the summer of 1987.

I did not take to that dance-a-single then, but now I think of the Rick Astley hit as a ghastly rubbished bit.

Thirty-three years has not been kind. And that voice!

On a more pleasant note: For years I wondered if Rick Astley was any relation to British composer Edwin Astley. He's not.

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