My Dad’s smiling face

19 September 1985 - 19:30

Diana Ross - 'Ross Volume Two'

Kim Edwards

Unforgettable experience

My Dad loved the music of Diana Ross and when I saw that she was going to be at the Royal Albert Hall on his birthday I had to get tickets.

Diana emerged into the arena from the back of the auditorium, singing "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand"  whilst shaking people's hands as she made her way to the stage. We were too far away for a hand shake but the look of pure happiness on my Dad's face has stayed with me forever. My Dad died 14 years ago but whenever I hear this song I am transported back to this magical night and the look on his face.

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