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  • Get Up and Boogie [Warner Bros., 1979] B-

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Get Up and Boogie [Warner Bros., 1979]
Just what you've been waiting for, I'm sure--another soprano crooning over another cleverly entitled dance track. And coming up next, oh my god, it's "Crazy Disco Music." Think it might help if the singer were male? Well, it does, quite a bit--very cute, very unusual. In fact, since he's already fourteen, very very unusual--his soprano days are numbered. Next step, he says, is to go to "Hollywood," where they'll tell him to "Dance Little Boy Blue." Don't put your advance on it, kid. B-