A Toast to Sting to Sting! Roxanne on Classic Cuts today!


Here are the rules for the ROXANNE Drinking Game! Two teams + 30 1/4 pints of an alcoholic beverage of your choice Team 1 - Drink on 'Roxanne' and then Team 2 – Drink on 'Put on the red light' Drink whenever he says "Roxanne" or "Red light." Roxanne" is said 26 times ("Rox" is said once)"Put on the Red Light" is said 25 times.

BONUS FUN FACT: During recording, Sting accidentally sat down on a piano keyboard in the studio, resulting in the atonal piano chord and laughter preserved right at the beginning of the track.

This day in rock 2/16/2000, Sting pulled-out of a concert in Vienna in protest at the inclusion of Jorg Haider's far right freedom party in Austria's new government. Lou Reed had also cancelled shows in the country.


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