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‘Dancing,’ a Black Acrobat and Canadian Tuxedos: The Video for Rick Astley’s 1987 Jam ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Is The Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Like most good things that happen in life, I re-happened upon Rick Astley’s song “Never Gonna Give You Up,” by accident—and it wasn’t by being Rickrolled, the prank-turned-phenomenon of sending somebody a video link that claims to be one thing—no Amerie…or Ameriie?—but is really a link to the video for Rick Astley’s…

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