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04 December 2012 @ 02:13 pm
Mid-afternoon music break  

Spoken and sung by anyone else, this would probably be a little irritating. Spoken and sung by Ethel Merman, it’s rather nice. And makes me smile.

(Via lnhammer.)

Mirrored from Desert Dispatches: Wordpress Edition.

madrobinsmadrobins on December 5th, 2012 03:18 am (UTC)
Growing up with the cast album of GYPSY, my brother used to refer to Ethel Merman as "that woman who shouts when she sings." Okay, not a coloratura soprano--but boy, what presence!
Janni Lee Simner: dancejanni on December 5th, 2012 06:25 pm (UTC)
And Ethel Merman shouts so very well.

Sometimes, presence and heart make the difference.

She's like an object lesson in the difference heart can make in art/craft.
Nightflowerwindwoodrose on December 7th, 2012 01:53 am (UTC)
This made my day. I don't know why but I really like "Tomorrow" (Annie was one of the first musicals I've ever seen).

Also, I'm stuck at home with a cold and I was feeling sort of grumpy about it but it now occurred to me that I can sing it as much as I want without bothering anyone.