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聰叔叔:  聰叔叔與炯叔叔温叔叔識於微時,一起吃喝玩樂多年。中學後分道揚鑣勇闖美國加拿大英國,廿年後再聚首一堂。喜歡懷舊,但也樂於接受新事物;喜歡80年代音樂,但也不抗拒新時代音樂,因為不想變成一件老餅。

Pogo dance是一種七十年代後期,post-disco年代流行起來的舞。名字來自pogo stick,即是跳的時候保持身體僵直、雙手垂直放兩旁、雙腳互相貼緊、原地上下跳動,是一種較個人和較溫和的舞。但後來這些pogoers隨著強勁的音樂節拍,或加上受到酒精影響,開始跳得激烈起來,不單雙手亂舞,腳也不自覺地亂踢起來,周圍四處亂碰亂撞,因此有人稱這種進化(或”退化”)版的Pogo Dance為Slam Dance。看看Debbie Harry (Blondie) 當年的介紹和示範:

因為有人被撞倒受傷,甚至跌倒後導致人踩人,所以pogoers都被很多夜店或跳舞場所視為不受歡迎人物,Ivan Doroschuk是其中之一。 Ivan Doroschuk是加拿大樂隊Men Without Hats的鍵琴手兼主音。他曾因pogoing而被保安驅逐出夜店,這件事令他深深不忿,覺得自己的跳舞自由被剝奪,於是他創作了一首歌來作出抗議。這首歌名叫《The Safety Dance》。

“The Safety Dance”想表達的就是我有跳舞的自由。縱使”you can act real rude and totally removed”,但是”we can dance if we want to”。 108 more words

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