For this Musical Interlude, we’ll go waaaay back in time—most if not all of these are from before I was born—or at least before I had the coordination to adjust a radio dial.
My grandfather used to sing this to me when I was a toddler—getting quite a few of the words out of place, I now realize.
It will amaze regular readers that my mom’s idea of a lullaby wasn’t murder ballads, but I’m not sure this is better:
(I’m still only slightly clear on what a porgy is, outside of opera.)
I’m pretty sure everyone who was a tiny thing in the ’70s has seen this at some point:
And speaking of things that were mandatory in the ’70s…
But if there were such a thing as an award for J.A.’s Most Enduring Favorite Song, it would be for this. 35+ years and counting!
Enjoy your weekend! (And good luck getting the chorus to “Copacabana” out of your head.)