Monday, February 21, 2011
Meezer Monday: Amy Carter Says Yes!
It’s no secret that Siamese cats are featured regularly on this blog, but it might be a secret that I like the song that accompanies this post. You will, too! Sing it loud, in honor of Presidents’ Day, and let’s hear it for our 39th president!
P.S. Amy's kitty, Misty Malarky Ying Yang, wasn’t the first meezer in the White House, but I’m betting she did have the longest name.
P.S.S. In the 1970s, they'd have these ads in the back of magazines wooing would-be songsmiths with the promise of a top-10 hit and the chance to "set your poem to music." This is one of the best out there. The second guy in the video is the author of this magical ode to President Carter; the first guy is Tom Ardolino of NRBQ, who really likes this genre of music. Raise your hands in the air for the poet in everyone of us. Yee-ha!
Here's the full-length version w/o commentary: