Get yourself somebody to swing with you

Dancing the day away: Scenes from the polka festival. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Dancing the day away: Scenes from the polka festival. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

In 1984 Brenda & The Big Dudes released the album “Touch Somebody” featuring a hit song called “It’s Nice To Be With People.”

In the song, Brenda’s velvety voice urges: “Get yourself somebody to swing with you…Don’t be shy…Everybody is dancing…The feeling is so nice…I’m feeling so good…It’s nice to be with people.”

Brenda’s song may have a different beat from polka music, but her lyrics sum up the feeling of getting lost in a sweaty troupe of polka dancers.

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