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Robbie Williams has named Grease as one of his biggest influences as a youngster. The 'Candy' singer explained that he first had a taste of live performance by singing 'Summer Nights', which was originally performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in the 1978 musical. "My first three years were spent in a pub - and 'Summer Nights' was on the jukebox," Williams told Q magazine. "That was the first record that showed me I had a future in performance - because the punters would put the money in and I'd mime to the record. I'd do the whole bit." Williams added that (more) »


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