How to play Never Gonna Give You Up on Saxophone

On this page, we'll be learning how to play Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley on Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone or Soprano Saxophone!

Released in 1987, British singer Rick Astley's debut single was a worldwide hit, staying at the top of the UK charts for five weeks. In the late 2000s, it unexpectedly came back in the form of Rickrolling, resulting in over half a billion views and relaunching Astley's career. Even YouTube itself got in on the action in 2008, redirecting all its featured videos to the song for April Fools Day.

In 2019 Astley recorded a stripped-back piano cover of the song for his album The Best of Me.

Fingering

These are the keys on your saxophone you'll be using to play this song:

Saxophone fingering diagram

Watch the Tutorial

Ready? Watch our free saxophone tutorial for Never Gonna Give You Up below!

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