N is for Never Gonna Give You Up

N is for Never Gonna Give You Up

N is for Never Gonna Give You Up (and no, this is not a Rickroll). For the uninitiated, Never Gonna Give You Up was a 1987 song by British singer Rick Astley. It’s the song that catapulted me into listening to pop music. We all have that song, yes? Think back, and tell me which song it was for you. Those were heady days back then, as I think I’ve mentioned in another post. The mid to late 80s were an awesome time to be young. There was a lot…

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A is for Astley – Rick Astley!

A is for Astley – Rick Astley!

This post is dedicated to all the RICKETTES across the world! For me, as a pop culture fundi, there can be no compromise on this one. Rick Astley is my be all and end all when it comes to pop music, and I’m not ashamed to admit it! He was my teenage crush deluxe, he was to me what Justin Bieber is to the screaming mass of teenage girls today. It’s got something to do with when you first become a teenager – you fall in love, and there’s nothing…

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