Rick Astley

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by Rick Astley

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Richard Paul Astley, 6 February 1966, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England. Astley was the drummer in a local band called Give Way, before joining soul outfit FBI in 1984 as lead vocalist. He was discovered by the successful producer/writer Pete Waterman in 1985 and worked at Waterman’s PWL studios while waiting for a recording break. In 1987 he recorded a duet, ‘Learning To Live’, with Ochi Brown and was also part of Rick And Lisa, whose single ‘When You Gonna’ was... Read more

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