On This Day May 19th in Rock & Roll History

On this day May 19, 1960 a true classic is recorded. The song writer, Doc Pomus, wrote this hit at his wedding reception. Confined to a wheelchair and crutches, due to polio, he can’t dance with his bride but he urges her to have fun dancing with the guests but reminds her as written in the song he wrote that day “don’t forget who’s taking you home and in whose arms your gonna be” The man who couldn’t dance reminds his new wife to “save the last dance for me.”  The 45 on Atlantic Records can get you $25.00 but the “Save the Last Dance for Me” album is worth up to $150.00 today.

 

 

 

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