This Oscar-winning song from the film " The Joker is Wild ," is performed by a relaxed Sinatra to another terrific Nelson Riddle arrangement. Listen to the audio clip at amazon. Listen to audio clips from two different remixes of this pumpin' dance track here and here. I also love a hot jazz violin version by Joe Venuti.
And mostly, that stuff was movies. In doing this, a Father was subtly teaching his butterball, silly-hearted youngest child that everything in life came secondary to a good movie — including my education and my God.
The movie rocked, of course — not just because it was Lucas and Spielberg at their best, but also because it was transgressive to be in the cinema at all when I was supposed to be learning about Christ. And my Father was not only not punishing me for lying to a grown-up, he was complicit as well!
I was the third of his three kids, disinterested in country music his passion and less interested in sports his pastime.
And this was the common ground upon which my Dad and I would build the foundation of our relationship: Again, my Mom instructs me to tell the Sisters the family is rushing to a funeral for a fallen great aunt. The Principal, Sister Gloria Louise, seems to buy it.
Dad had been born with a hair lip and a cleft palate, so his whole life, he tried to keep his mouth shut so as not to gross everybody out — even his kids.
The Father of the guy who does 69 different podcasts a day was pretty tight-lipped. And rather than flip the script, my Mother stuck with a classic: The reason for the early dismissal? God must be punishing them. But to be fair, I enjoyed every movie I ever saw with my Father.
Movies were so revered in my family, I was encouraged to lie a sin! With an adult who was supposed to have known better, no less. Turns out he DID know better. When I grew up, I made movies for a living. Because each one is a mini-monument to the man who made me.
I was there when he watched the flick the first time. I hope you had the time of your life.Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to grupobittia.com (US).
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Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. The basketball and football pieces: two of my favorite sports that I bet and win on all the time. The musical note: this represents my love and appreciation for all genres of music.
The double "R": out of all the exotic cars that I've owned throughout my life, the Rolls Royce is one of my favorites.
The jet: this is for my jets, “Air.