Saturday, August 16, 2008

I thought ya'll might enjoy this

To commemorate her 69th birthday , actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan 's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP.

One of the musical numbers she performed was 'My Favorite Things' from the legendary movie 'Sound Of Music'.

Here are the lyrics she used: If you sing it, its especially hysterical!!!

Maalox and nose drops and needles for knitting,
Walkers and handrails and new dental fittings,
Bundles of magazines tied up in string,
These are a few of my favorite things.

Cadillacs and cataracts ,and hearing aids and glasses,
Polident and Fixodent and false teeth in glasses,
Pacemakers, golf carts and porches with swings,
These are a few of my favorite things.

When the pipes leak,
When the bones creak,
When the knees go bad,
I simply remember my favorite things,
And then I don't feel so bad.

Hot tea and crumpets and corn pads for bunions,
No spicy hot food or food cooked with onions,
Bathrobes and heating pads and hot meals they bring,
These are a few of my favorite things.

Back pain, confused brains and no need for sinnin',
Thin bones and fractures and hair that is thinnin',
And we won't mention our short shrunken frames,
When we remember our favorite things.

When the joints ache,
When the hips break,
When the eyes grow dim,
Then I remember the great life I've had,
And then I don't feel so bad.

(Ms. Andrews received a standing ovation from the crowd that lasted over four minutes and repeated encores.)


Rebekah (the_littleminx) said...

I would have loved to have seen that. That's one of my favorite songs of all time, and she's just so stunning.

Thanks for sharing.

Ruby (Mouth) said...

That is one of my very favorite songs I would have cried. LOL!

Ashley Ladd said...

I love Julie Andrews and I think this new rendition of her favorite things is hysterical. Thanks for sharing.

LuAnn said...

I really love Julie Andrews. Not only a great talent, but a gracious lady, as well.

Debbie Wallace said...

Hi Rebekah!
Stunning and she's aged well. I love her singing.

Debbie Wallace said...

I would have loved to hear her sing it, too, Ruby. She has such a beautiful voice.

Debbie Wallace said...

Glad you enjoyed it, Ashley:)

Debbie Wallace said...

I agree Luann. She's always been a classy lady.

TamiC said...

Oh that is too funny!!

Debbie Wallace said...

Isn't she wonderful?

orelukjp0 said...

I would have loved to have seen the performance. That was just great. Kudos to who ever rewrote the lyrics for the occasion.