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Was written by a man from Cleethorpes who used to work for Ross frozen foods!, it's my random useless fact for the day . If you've ever been to Cleethorpes you will know why it tickles me.
I never knew that. Yes have been to Cleethorpes so I can see why it amuses you.
It's a nice little story really, the guy was called Rod Temperton and he was living in a dingy one bedroom flat in Germany when he was recruited into disco band Heatwave who he wrote Boogie Nights for. Went on to write quite a few hits, 'Sweet Freedom' for Michael McDonald, 'Rock With You' for Jackson and 'Baby Come to Me' for James Ingram which was number 1 in the US amongst others. When he died he had homes in LA, Fiji, Switzerland, France and Kent.
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Another one carried away by cancer. My mind turns to Patrick Swayze who also died of cancer, Heath Ledger and River Phoenix who died of drug overdoses and Jon-Eric Hexum who did not realise that guns with dummy bullets are still fatal if fired at close range. Such a waste of human potential.