Years ago, I was hired to write a song for a charitable event billed as “The World’s Largest Singles Party.” Those who attended had to dance to it, so the lyrics featured step-by-step instructions, kind of like the Hokey Pokey, with an emphasis on the Pokey. Riding the escalator to the ballroom of the Hyatt that night, I encountered 5,000 single people of all ages and descriptions gyrating on the dance floor, hoping against the odds to attract a special someone.
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