I've never been able to decide if Andy Williams was a less-hep version of Scott Walker or Scott Walker was a slightly-more-hep version of Andy Williams. (Especially with this song.)And I wonder if Andy's passing means that Claudine Longet is now able to publish a tell-all?
Now that might be something!Mr. Williams was as square as can be, but what a voice!
Do you think he had any genitals? I mean, any at all.
I'd rather like to think that Mlle Longet had something to get her hand around apart from a trigger... Jx
I believe he had neuticles.
RIP a great vocalist. I love this song... Jx
Oh God and there's the Osmonds in the front row pulling focus with their little red jackets from Robert Hall. Andy sure was the King of the contrast stripe V-Neck sweater, wasn't he? BrianB
Indeed it was The Osmonds.
Yes, we have Mr. Williams to thank for the Osmond Brothers. No doubt they reminded him of singing with his own brothers way back when.
Oh yes, Thom and I'm old enough to remember what a sensation they were back then! America loved them. I'm pretty sure I saw this episode when it originally aired, they were so fucking clean cut!So funny because them bein' Mormons and all, I remember watching the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on TV back in those days, and trying to pick out the cute guys when the camera scanned the singers. I don't believe I ever found one! BrianB
One of my dear Chicago friends gave me the gift of The Andy Williams Christmas Show at the Chicago Theater about 10 years ago - we drank champagne in the balcony and it was one of the most charming, wonderful evenings... a true show business experience in the old-school sense. He was far less square than the image - which was more NBC's doing than his - plus anybody who had a 10 year affair with Kay Thompson and was married to Claudine Longet has to have some fabulous in them. Damn, what a life!
Well said, my fabulous friend!
Wow, so you mean Kay didn't just mentor him, she MENTORED him! Think Pink Andy, Think Pink!BrianB