Rock Around The Clock – #3

My Generation

Hello dear friends,
welcome back to our weekly appointment with Rock Around The Clock!
This week’s song is a song from 1960: “Save The Last Dance For Me” by The Drifters, mostly written by Doc Pomus, with the contribute of Mort Shuman.
The story behind it is quite interesting: in “Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life & Times of Doc Pomus“, Alex Halberstadt tells that when Doc Pomus found a wedding invitation in a hatbox, he could not avoid thinking of his wedding, when he saw his wife dancing with his brother Raoul, while Pomus – who was affected by poliomyelitis – sat in his weelchair.

Oh I know that the musics fine
Like sparklin’ wine,go and have your fun
Laugh and sing,but while we’re apart
Don’t give your heart to anyone
But don’t forget who’s takin’ you home
And in whose arms you’re gonna be
So darlin’…

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