December 17th, 2013


up up to the sky

Fly Robin Fly, of which the complete lyrics consisted of only six different words (Fly, Robin, Up, To, The, Sky), maintained three weeks at Canadian # 1 in late November and early December 1975, and won the group a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Performance. It sold over one million copies. Initially the song was titled "Run, Rabbit, Run", changed by the writers moments before the recording took place. Their next success Get Up And Boogie, which also consisted of only six different words (Get, Up, And, Boogie, That's, Right), hit #1 in Canada on June 15, 1976, had 3 weeks at #2 in the U.S in June 1976 and also peaked at #7 in the UK, in May 1976.