Sigh. She really was pretty much the best.
She sang that song how many times? And yet believed it every time.
1. This is so dear I wept.2. Am I older than she was in this clip?
It may be my favorite thing she's ever done. (Not counting her appearance in Airplane!)She was somewhere around seventy when she did this, so you're at least a few months younger, sweetie.
The bitch made me cry!THAT is how to sell a song. BrianB
I would have loved to have seen her do more tunes in this toned-down manner. Can you imagine her singing a melancholy version of "Everything's Coming Up Roses"? Obviously she had it in her. I suppose no one ever asked.
Jim Henson asked. That's all that matters. Jx
Possibly her finest moment.
Of course it wouldn't be so effective without the entire history of her career behind it. Love her!
Oh, darling. This made my day!!!
And you, sweetie, have made mine!
i don't dear say one snatchy thing for fear this crowd will lynch me!
Oh, darling, we would expect nothing less from you!
dare.i might have mentioned how a face lift back in 1960 might'vehelped make her resemble ernest borgnine less in 1982.
Ah, but that's part of her charm!
And they said that Ethel was one-note... her honesty actually made me tear up a bit. But just a bit.
That's appropriate. Anything more might be symptomatic of deeper issues.