American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein

FULL EPISODE

Marilyn Maye

Maye shows off her status as living cabaret legend with a lively assortment of classic songs of past and present, including Harold Arlen and E.Y Harburg's "Over The Rainbow"; Jerry Herman's "It's Today"; Steve Allen's "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big"; Lerner And Lowe's "I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face" plus an assortment of favorite medleys.

AIRED: January 20, 2016 | 0:56:46
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♪♪

>>> COMING UP ON ""AMERICAN

SONGBOOK" AT NJPCA.

THE INCOME PARTIAL LEGEND,

MARILYN MAY.

♪♪

♪ HE ALMOST MAKES MY DAY BEGIN

>> MARILYN HAS BEEN ENTERTAINING

AUDIENCES SINCE SHE WAS 9 YEARS

OLD.

AND SHOWS NO SIGNS OF SLOWING

DOWN.

♪ MAKE ME RAINBOWS

♪ MAKE ME SPRING IN THE SNOW

>> AND THE SECRET TO HER

LONGEVITY AND SUCCESS?

JUST ASK MARILYN.

>> I'VE BEEN REGRESSIVE,

OBSESSIVE.

>> MAJOR SUPPORT FOR "AMERICAN

SONGBOOK" AT NJPAC IS PROVIDED

BY ELLEN AND JAMES S. MARCUS.

THE THOMAS AND AGNES CARVEL

FOUNDATION.

THE BLANCH AND IRVING LAURIE

FOUNDATION.

AND THE DAVID S. STEINER AND

SYLVIA STEINER CHARITABLE TRUST.

AND NOW FROM THE NEW JERSEY

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN THE

VICTORIA THEATRE, YOUR HOST, TED

CAPIN.

>> WELCOME TO "AMERICAN

SONGBOOK" AT NJPAC.

WHAT A TREAT WE HAVE FOR YOU

TONIGHT.

SHE IS A GRAND DAM ME.

CALLING HER A SINGER IS CALLING

PICASSO A PAINTER.

JAZZ, STANDARDS, BROADWAY, SHE

SINGS THEM ALL.

SHE APPEARED ON THE JOHNNY

CARSON SHOW MORE THAN ANY OTHER

SINGER.

TONIGHT, SHE'S ALL OURS.

TONIGHT, THE WONDERFUL MARILYN

MAY.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

♪♪

♪ ON THE DAY I WAS BORN AS MY

FATHER SAID ♪

♪ I'M AN ELEGANT LEGACY WAITING

FOR THEE ♪

♪ TIME FOR YOUR LIPS AND A SONG

FOR YOUR HEART TO SING IT

WHENEVER YOUR WORLD FALLS

APART ♪♪

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE RAINBOW

♪ FOLLOW IT OVER THE HILLS AND

THE STREAM ♪

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE

RAINBOW ♪♪

♪ FOLLOW THE FELLOW WHO FOLLOWS

HIS DREAM ♪

♪ THE SONG WAS THE TRUEST GIFT

TO GIVE TO A CHILD ♪

♪ THE LURE OF THAT SONG KEPT ME

RUNNING WILD ♪

♪ YOU'LL NEVER GROW OLD AND

YOU'LL NEVER STANDSTILL ♪

♪ SINGING BEYOND THE NEXT HILL

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE RAINBOW

FOLLOW IT OVER THE HILL AND THE

STREAM ♪♪

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE

RAINBOW ♪♪

♪ FOLLOW THE FELLOW WHO FOLLOWS

HIS DREAM ♪

♪ SO I FOLLOWED MY HEART AND TO

THE EAST WITH THE SUN AND THE

WEST WITH THE SEA ♪

♪ I SEARCHED ALL THE EARTH AND I

SCANNED ALL THE SKIES ♪

♪ THEN I FOUND IT AT LAST IN MY

OWN TRUE LOVE'S EYES ♪♪

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE RAINBOW

FOLLOW IT OVER THE HILL AND THE

STREAM ♪

♪ LOOK LOOK LOOK TO THE RAINBOW

FOLLOW THE FELLOW AND SOMEWHERE

OVER THE RAINBOW WAY UP HIGH ♪

♪ THERE'S A LAND THAT I'VE HEARD

OF ONCE IN A LULLABY ♪

♪ SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

SKIES ARE BLUE ♪

♪ AND THE DREAMS THAT YOU DARE

TO DREAM REALLY DO COME TRUE ♪

♪ SOME DAY I'LL WISH UPON A STAR

AND WAKE UP WHERE THE CLOUDS ARE

FAR BEHIND ME ♪

♪ WHERE TROUBLES MELT LIKE LEMON

DROPS WAY ABOVE THE CHIMNEY TOPS

THAT'S WHERE THAT'S WHERE YOU'LL

FIND ME ♪

♪ SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

♪ BLUE BIRDS FLY

♪ BIRDS FLY OVER THE RAINBOW WHY

THEN OH WHY ♪

WHY THEN CAN'T I ♪

♪♪

♪ MAKE ME RAINBOWS MAKE ME

SPRING IN THE SNOW ♪

♪ MAKE ME BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

WHEREVER I GO ♪

♪ MAKE ME A WINE LEAVE BEHIND

RHYME AND REASON ♪

♪ MAKE ME A ROOM WHERE I'LL

BLOOM OUT OF SEASON ♪

♪ MAKE ME SUNSETS

PAINT OUR NAMES IN THE SKY ♪

♪ LET YOUR ARMS BE MY WINGS AND

TOGETHER WE'LL FLY ♪

♪ DON'T LET ME FALL

♪ MAKE MAKE RAINBOWS

STAR SPRINKLED RAINBOWS ♪

♪ MAKE THOSE RAINBOWS FOR ME

♪♪

♪ WHY ARE THERE SO MANY SONGS

ABOUT RAINBOWS ♪

♪♪

♪ RAINBOWS HAVE NOTHING TO

HIDE ♪♪

♪ SO DON'T CHOOSE TO BELIEVE IT

BUT I KNOW THEY'RE WRONG WAIT

AND SEE ♪

♪ SOMEDAY WE'LL FIND THE RAINBOW

CONNECTION ♪

THE

♪ THE LOVERS THE DREAMERS AND ME

♪ WHO SAID EACH WISH WOULD BE

EARNED ♪

♪ WHEN YOU WISH ON A MORNING

STAR ♪

♪ SOMEBODY THOUGHT OF THAT AND

SOMEONE BELIEVED IT ♪

♪ AND NOW LOOK WHAT WE'VE DONE

SO FAR ♪

♪ WHAT'S SO AMAZING WHEN WE ARE

STAR GAZING ♪

♪ WHAT DO WE THINK WE MIGHT

SEE ♪♪

♪ SOMEDAY WE'LL FIND THE RAINBOW

CONNECTION THE LOVERS THE

DREAMERS AND ME ♪

♪ SOMEDAY WE'LL FIND IT THE

RAINBOW CONNECTION ♪

♪ THE LOVERS THE DREAMERS AND

ME ♪♪

♪♪

♪ YOU AND ME

♪ WAIT AND SEE ♪

♪♪

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> THANK YOU.

BLESS YOU.

GOOD EVENING.

I'M SO GLAD TO BE HERE.

I'M JUST SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE.

I'M EVEN HAPPIER I'M HERE.

SO I KNOW YOU HAVE COME TO HAVE

A GOOD TIME.

AND THAT'S WHAT WE ARE ABOUT.

YOU JUST LOOK SO BEAUTIFUL, ALL

OF YOU.

I MEAN, PRECIOUS.

BEAUTIFUL.

SO YOU CAME HERE TO

♪ FORGET YOUR TROUBLES AND JUST

GET HAPPY ♪

♪ YOU BETTER CHASE ALL YOUR

CARES AWAY ♪

♪ SHOUT HALLELUJAH

♪ COME ON GET HAPPY

♪ THE SUN IS SHINING COME ON GET

HAPPY ♪

♪ THE LORD IS WAITING TO TAKE

YOUR HAND ♪

♪ SHOUT HALLELUJAH ♪

>> HALLELUJAH!

>> BUT TOGETHER.

CAN WE DO IT ONE MORE TIME.

♪ SHOUT HALLELUJAH

>> Audience: HALLELUJAH!

♪ COME ON GET HAPPY WE'RE HEADED

FOR THE PROMISE LAND ♪

♪ WE'RE GOING ACROSS THE RIVER

WASH OUR SINS AWAY IN THE

TIDE ♪♪

♪ IT'S SO SO PEACEFUL ON THE

OTHER SIDE ♪

♪ FORGET YOUR TROUBLES AND JUST

GET HAPPY ♪

♪ YOU BETTER CHASE ALL YOUR

CARES AWAY ♪

♪ SHOUT HALLELUJAH

>> Audience: HALLELUJAH!

♪ COME ON GET HAPPY WE'RE HEADED

FOR THE JUDGMENT DAY ♪

♪♪

>> MR. TOM HUBBARD.

[ APPLAUSE ]

MY WONDERFUL GUITARIST JACK.

[ APPLAUSE ]

OUR DYNAMITE DRUMMERS, RAY

MARCHIKA.

[ APPLAUSE ]

AND MY BRILLIANT CONDUCTOR, MR.

TED FIRTH.

[ APPLAUSE ]

♪♪

♪ I WANT TO BE HAPPY BUT I CAN'T

BE HAPPY TIL I MAKE YOU HAPPY

TOO ♪♪

♪♪

♪ LIFE'S REALLY WORTH LIVING

WHEN WE ARE FIRST GIVING ♪

♪ WHY CAN'T I GIVE SOME TO

YOU ♪♪

♪♪

♪ WHEN SKIES ARE GRAY AND YOU

SAY YOU ARE BLUE ♪

♪ I'LL SEND THE SUN SHINING

THROUGH TO YOU ♪

♪ I WANT TO BE SO HAPPY BUT I

CAN'T BE VERY HAPPY ♪

♪ TIL I MAKE YOU HAPPY TOO

♪♪

♪ SOMETIMES I'M HAPPY

♪ SOMETIMES SOMETIMES I'M BLUE

♪ MY DECISION REALLY DEPENDS

UPON YOU ♪

♪ I NEVER MIND THE RAIN IN THE

SKY ♪

♪♪

♪ THEN I CAN FIND THE SUN IN

YOUR EYES ♪

♪ SOMETIMES I LOVE YOU

♪ SOMETIMES I HATE YOU

♪ BUT WHEN I HATE YOU IT'S ONLY

BECAUSE I REALLY LOVE YOU ♪

♪♪

♪ THAT'S HOW I AM

♪ SO WHAT CAN I DO

♪ I'M REALLY VERY HAPPY WHEN I

AM WITH YOU ♪♪

♪ AND SOMETIMES I LOVE YOU

SOMETIMES I LOVE YOU ♪

♪ MY DISPOSITION DEPENDS UPON

YOU ♪

♪ I NEVER MIND

I NEVER MIND THE RAIN IN THE

SKIES ♪

♪ WHEN I CAN'T FIND THE SUN IN

YOUR EYES ♪

♪ WELL SOMETIMES I LOVE YOU

SOMETIMES I HATE YOU ♪

♪ BUT WHEN I TAKE YOU IT'S ONLY

BECAUSE I REALLY HATE YOU ♪

♪ THAT'S HOW I AM

♪ SO WHAT CAN I DO

♪ I'M VERY HAPPY

♪ I'M OH SO HAPPY

♪ I'M HAPPY WHEN I'M WITH YOU

♪♪

[ APPLAUSE ]

>> THANK YOU.

>> I WOULD LIKE TO START BY

WELCOMING YOU BACK TO

TELEVISION.

>> THANK YOU.

>> GREAT TO HAVE YOU BACK.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> A LONG HIATUS.

>> I THOUGHT AS I HEARD THAT

TONIGHT, WERE YOU BORN WITH THIS

ABILITY?

>> WHICH ONE?

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> YOU SING WITH SUCH JOY, WITH

SUCH WISDOM, WITH SUCH FUN.

>> OH, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

>> IS IT SOMETHING THAT YOU

THINK CAN BE TAUGHT, OR DO YOU

THINK IT'S SOMETHING THAT --

>> OH, YEAH, SURE, I THINK IT

CAN BE TAUGHT.

IT'S THE LYRIC, YOU KNOW.

AND, OF COURSE, I -- EVERY LYRIC

IS IMPORTANT, AND IT'S PART OF

YOUR LIFE.

IF YOU CAN MAKE IT PART OF YOUR

BEING, IF YOU JUST THINK THE

LYRIC AND NOT BE NERVOUS.

I WAS TERRIBLY NERVOUS.

>> WE COULDN'T TELL THAT.

YOU HAVE ACTED IN MUSICALS, HAVE

YOU NOT?

>> I'VE DONE "DOLLY" AND "MAINE"

AND "CAN-CAN" NEVER ON BROADWAY.

THE CLUB I WORKED IN KANSAS CITY

WAS ON BROADWAY.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> DO YOU FEEL THERE IS A

DIFFERENT KIND OF PERFORMING IF

YOU'RE IN THE STRUCTURE OF A

MUSICAL THAN IF YOU'RE IN

CABARET?

>> OH, YEAH, OF COURSE.

YOU'RE IN THE CHARACTER, AND I

TRY TO GET IN CHARACTER IN EVERY

SONG THERE IS, AND THERE IS

SOMEBODY YOU'RE CONVEYING.

WITH "DOLLY," IT WAS PRETTY

NATURAL.

I LOVE OF HER, BECAUSE DOLLY CAN

GO TO THE AUDIENCE, YOU KNOW.

SHE DOESN'T HAVE TO OBSERVE THAT

WALL.

SHE CAN TALK TO YOU.

AND THAT'S WHAT I LIKE TO DO.

I TALK TO TALK TO EVERY ONE OF

YOU.

AND THAT'S FUN FOR ME.

"MAME," OF COURSE, BELIEVED THE

WHOLE WORLD WAS GOOD.

I LOVE THAT.

AND THEN I ALSO DID SHONHEIM'S

"FOLLY" AND I DID "SALLY,"

"LOSING MY MIND" WAS A WONDERFUL

SONG.

AND A FEW YEARS LATER, I STILL

NEEDED MY EQUITY CARD AND SO YOU

HAVE TO DO A SHOW IN ORDER TO

KEEP YOUR EQUITY CARD.

SO THEY WERE PRODUCING ANOTHER

PRODUCTION OF "FOLLIES" OUT ON

THE WEST COAST IN THE MUSIC HALL

IN SAN DIEGO.

AND THEY SAID SALLY HAS ALREADY

BEEN CAST.

AND I SAID WELL, GIVE ME ANY

PART, I DON'T CARE.

BECAUSE I NEED MY EQUITY CARD.

MY INSURANCE.

SO THEY GAVE ME CARLOTA AND "I'M

STILL HERE."

WHICH I LOVED.

I WAS FORTUNATE TO WORK IN ONE

CLUB FOR 11 YEARS IN KANSAS

CITY.

AND DURING THAT TIME, AFTER

ABOUT TEN YEARS, A MAN SHOWED UP

IN THE AUDIENCE CALLED STEVE

ALLEN.

AND HE INVITED ME TO DO HIS

NATIONAL TELEVISION SHOW.

HE GAVE ME MY FIRST NATIONAL TV

EXPOSURE.

AND THEN FROM THAT CAME -- FROM

WITH HIM.

AND THE LAST SHOW BEFORE HE WENT

OFF THE AIR, LAST SHOW THAT I

DID, THE EXECUTIVE SIGNED ME TO

AN RCA CONTRACT.

AND I WAS THRILLED, BECAUSE I

HAD WORKED SO LONG IN ONE CLUB

FOR 11 YEARS IN KANSAS CITY.

SO STEVE WAS A RENAISSANCE MAN,

YOU KNOW.

A GREAT WRITER.

WROTE LITERATURE, WROTE

TELEVISION SHOWS.

SONGS.

HE WAS -- HE WAS -- HAD GREAT

ZEST AND ENERGY, AND POSITIVE

THINKING ABOUT ALL OF THE THINGS

HE BELIEVED IN.

HE HOLDS THE GUINNESS BOOK OF

RECORDS FOR HAVING WRITTEN OVER

8,000 SONGS.

AND I WOULD LIKE TO SING EVERY

ONE OF THEM FOR YOU HERE

TONIGHT.

[ LAUGHTER ]

HOWEVER, WE'RE JUST GOING TO DO

THESE TWO.

I KNOW YOU KNOW THIS.

♪ YOU'RE WALKING ALONG THE

STREETS ♪

♪ OR YOU'RE AT A PARTY

♪ OR ELSE YOU'RE ALONE AND

SUDDENLY SEE ♪

♪ YOU'RE LOOKING IN SOMEONE'S

EYES YOU SUDDENLY REALIZE THIS

COULD BE THE START OF SOMETHING

BIG ♪♪

♪ YOU'RE LUNCHING AT 21 AND

WATCHING YOUR DIET ♪

♪ DECLINING A CHAR LA CRUZ

ACCEPTING A FIG ♪

♪ WHEN OUT OF THE CLEAR BLUE SKY

THIS COULD BE THE START OF

SOMETHING BIG ♪

♪ THERE IS NO CONTROLLING THE

UNROLLING OF YOUR FATE MY

FRIEND ♪♪

♪ WHO KNOWS WHAT'S WRITTEN IN

THE MAGIC BOOK ♪

♪ WHEN A LOVER YOU DISCOVER AT

THE GATE MY FRIEND ♪

♪ INVITE HIM IN WITHOUT A SECOND

LOOK ♪

♪ YOU'RE UP IN AN AIRPLANE OR

DINING ♪

♪ OR LYING AT MALIBU AND ON THE

SAND ♪

♪ WHEN SUDDENLY THERE HE IS

♪ YOU WANT TO BE WHERE HE IS

YEAH ♪

♪ THIS COULD BE THE START OF

SOMETHING ♪

♪ THIS COULD BE A PART OF

SOMETHING ♪

♪ THIS COULD BE THAT START OF

SOMETHING GRAND ♪

♪♪

♪ THIS IS THE GREATEST LOVE

SONG.

STEVE ALLEN WROTE IT.

I RECORDED ON MY FIRST RCA

ALBUM.

I WANT YOU ALL TO LEARN THE

LYRICS OF THIS SONG.

AND EVERY MORNING WHEN YOU

AWAKEN WITH WHOMEVER YOU AWAKEN

WITH, YOU WILL TURN TO THEM AND

YOU WILL SING THESE LYRICS.

♪ GOOD MORNING MY DEAR

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY

♪ I'VE SAID IT BEFORE I KNOW BUT

EVEN SO I LOVE YOU TODAY ♪

♪ THE TREE IN THE MEADOW

THE LARK IN THE BLUE WILL SEE

THE LOVELY FIRE ♪

♪ MY DESIRE FOR YOU

♪ HELLO THERE MY FRIEND

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY

♪♪

♪ MY HEART WANTS TO DRAW A CROWD

AND SING OUT LOUD I LOVE YOU

TODAY ♪

♪ ONE LIFE WON'T BE LONG ENOUGH

MY LOVE TO CONVEY ♪

♪ SO JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE

♪ THROUGH ALL ETERNITY

♪ THESE WORDS YOU'LL HEAR FROM

ME ♪

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY

♪♪

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY ♪

♪ I LOVE YOU

♪ LET ME SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE

YOU ♪♪

♪ I LOVE YOU TODAY ♪

♪♪

[ APPLAUSE ]

>> I LOVE YOU.

THANK YOU.

♪ IT'S A LAZY AFTERNOON AND THE

BEETLE BUGS ARE ZOOMING AND THE

TULIP TREES ARE BLOOMING ♪

♪ AND THERE'S NOT ANOTHER HUMAN

IN VIEW ♪

♪ BUT US TWO

♪ IT'S A LAZY AFTERNOON AND THE

FARMER IN THE MEADOW ♪

♪ AND THE SPECKLED TROUT START

LEAPING UPSTREAM ♪

♪ AS WE DREAM

♪ A CLOUD HANGS OVER THE HILL

UNFOLDING LOVE LIKE A ROSE ♪

♪ IF YOU HOLD MY HAND AND SIT

REAL STILL YOU CAN HEAR THE

GRASS AS IT GROWS ♪

♪ IT'S A HAZY AFTERNOON

♪ AND I KNOW A PLACE

♪ AND THERE'S NO ONE PASSING BY

TO SEE ♪

♪ BECAUSE THEN THIS LAZY

AFTERNOON WITH ME ♪

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY YOU'VE

BEEN A JOY ♪

♪ A SHINY TOY

♪ THAT WE PLAYED YOUR COUNTY

FAIR ♪

♪ THAT YOU CAME TO SEE ME

THERE ♪♪

♪ I SANG MY SONG LOOKED RIGHT AT

YOU ♪

♪ YOU CAME BACKSTAGE LIKE I KNEW

YOU'D DO ♪

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY

♪ SWEET SHY COUNTRY BOY

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY IN SUNDAY

CLOTHES YOU BROUGHT A ROSE ♪

♪ LOVED OUR HEART

♪ THE COUNTRY INN

♪ YOUR VOICE MY WAY

♪ HAPPY LAUGHING PICNIC DAY

♪ YOU'RE A JOY

A SHINY TOY

COUNTRY BOY ♪

♪ SWEET SHY COUNTRY BOY

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY

♪♪

♪ TIME TO GO AND CLOSE THE SHOW

♪ STILL THINK I'M SOME KIND OF

STAR SHOWS HOW HASTY DUMB YOU

ARE ♪

♪ YOU JUST SAY HEY STICK AROUND

I'D TELL MY GROUP I'M NOT

LEAVING TOWN ♪

♪ BUT YOU DON'T DREAM I'D SETTLE

DOWN ♪

♪ COUNTRY BOY

♪ SWEET SHY COUNTRY BOY

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY

♪ IT'S TIME TO PACK I CAN'T LOOK

BACK ♪

♪ DON'T COME AROUND TO SAY

GOODBYE YOU MANHUNT SEE A BIG

STAR CRY ♪

♪ ONCE I'M HOME IN OLD L.A. MY

HEART WILL BE MILES AWAY ♪

♪ WISHING YOU HAD MADE ME STAY

♪ COUNTRY BOY

♪ SWEET SHY COUNTRY BOY

♪ BYE-BYE COUNTRY BOY

♪ I GOTTA PACK JACK

♪ DON'T COME AROUND NO MORE NO

MORE NO MORE ♪

♪ DON'T LOOK BACK JACK

♪ DON'T COME AROUND NO MORE

♪♪

♪ I LOVED OUR HOT ROD MOONLIGHT

STINT ♪

♪ SLEEPY ROOMY COUNTRY INN

♪ HAPPY LAUGHING PICNIC DAYS

♪ THOSE LAZY HAZY AFTERNOONS

♪ YOU'VE BEEN A JOY

♪ SHINY TOY

♪ COUNTRY BOY ♪

♪ GOODBYE

[ APPLAUSE ]

>> ARE THERE ANY OF THE

SONGWRITERS REPRESENTED THIS

EVENING THAT YOU KNEW

PERSONALLY?

>> WELL, STEVE ALLEN.

I KNEW HIM VERY PERSONALLY.

STEVE ALLEN WAS -- OH, MY GOD

SEND IN MY LIFE.

BECAUSE OF HIM, I'M HERE.

YOU KNOW.

HE FOUND ME IN THIS LITTLE PLACE

IN KANSAS CITY, AND TOOK ME OUT

TO THE WEST COAST TO DO A SHOW

THAT HE WAS DOING ON SUNDAY

NIGHTS.

AND WE DID SEVERAL OF THOSE.

AND FROM THAT CAME RCA.

AND THEN I HAD ABOUT A 16-YEAR

VACATION FROM NEW YORK.

THERE WAS NO PLACE FOR ME TO

WORK IN NEW YORK.

>> REALLY?

>> THAT I FELT WAS RIGHT.

THE CLUBS HAD CLOSED AND I THINK

MICHAEL'S PUB WAS ONE OF THE

LAST JAZZ ROOMS THAT I WORKED.

AND THEN BILLY OPENED A ROOM

CALLED THE METROPOLITAN ROOM.

AND HE SAID, YOU KNOW, THERE'S A

ROOM NOW THAT WOULD BE RIGHT.

AND I WAS ALWAYS WORKING IN THE

MIDDLE WEST AND ALL AROUND THE

COUNTRY, BUT NOT IN NEW YORK.

SO I CAME BACK TO NEW YORK, IT

WAS A LITTLE FRIGHTENING,

BECAUSE I THOUGHT NOBODY KNOWS

ME.

NOBODY KNOWS WHO SHE IS.

AND WE SAID, WELL, WE'LL DO ONE

SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM.

THE WAY I CAME BACK FIRST WAS

WITH THE MABEL MERCER

FOUNDATION.

AND DAVID, BLESS HIS HEART,

BROUGHT ME TO DO JERRY HERMAN

STUFF, BECAUSE JERRY WAS GOING

TO BE IN THE AUDIENCE.

AND THAT WAS 2005.

THEN IN 2006 THE METROPOLITAN

ROOM HAD OPENED.

SO THEY INVITED ME BACK TO THE

MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION, AND I

DID THAT.

AND THAT WAS JUST ONE NIGHT.

AND I SAID, WELL, LET'S JUST DO

ONE NIGHT.

THERE WON'T BE ANYBODY THERE.

I KNEW MY LAWYER WOULD BE THERE.

[ LAUGHTER ]

AND I DON'T KNOW, MAYBE THERE

WILL BE SIX PEOPLE.

WELL, THEY WERE LINED DOWN THE

STREET.

I WAS JUST THRILLED!

>> AND THEY STILL ARE.

HOW DO YOU GO ABOUT CHOOSING A

REPERTOIRE?

THAT WAS SUCH AN AMAZING

SPECTRUM OF SONGS FROM THE

"AMERICAN SONGBOOK."

YOU JUST WAKE UP ONE DAY AND SEE

PEOPLE YOU'RE WITH --

>> AN AWFUL LOT OF GOOD SONGS

OUT THERE.

THE PEOPLE THAT I WORK WITH, THE

PARTICIPANTS, COME IN WITH THEIR

MUSIC THAT THEY LOVE, AND THEN

WE SORT OF SORT THROUGH AND

TEMPO HAS A GREAT DEAL TO DO

WITH IT.

AND THE MEANING OF THE SOPPING.

I LIKE THE STORY TO CONTINUE

FROM LAZY AFTERNOON TO COUNTRY

BOY.

THEY HAD THEIR LAZY AFTERNOON.

YOU KNOW, I THINK IT HAS TO MAKE

SENSE WHEN YOU DO A MEDLEY AND

THAT KIND OF THING.

AND THE PEOPLE COME WITH THE

SONGS THEY LOVE.

AND SOME DON'T MAKE ANY SENSE AT

ALL, SO WE TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF

IT.

>> I THINK ALSO -- CAN WE -- CAN

WE GIVE IT UP A LITTLE BIT FOR

THIS EXTRAORDINARY GROUP OF

MUSICIANS THAT ARE BEHIND YOU?

[ APPLAUSE ]

>> WE WERE SAYING BACKSTAGE, THE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING AN

ACCOMPANYIST LIKE TED --

>> BRILLIANT.

>> EVERYTHING OF HE WAS DOING

WAS SUPPORTING YOU.

DO YOU FIND THAT SOMETIMES IF

YOU'RE IN A SITUATION WHERE IT'S

SOMEBODY NEW, YOU HAVE TO SAY,

FOLLOW ME, I'M THE SINGER HERE.

>> WELL, I ALWAYS TELL THE

MUSICIANS, YOU KNOW, WE'RE

DOING -- WE'RE NOT DOING SETS,

WE'RE NOT DOING JAZZ SETS, WE'RE

DOING A SHOW.

AND I ALWAYS SAY, THE SINGER IS

THE STAR, YOU KNOW.

AND YOU HAVE TO -- IT'S CALLED

ACCOMPANIMENT.

>> RIGHT, RIGHT.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> ACCOMPANY, YOU KNOW.

AND THEY CERTAIN UNDERSTAND.

THESE WONDERFUL PEOPLE THAT WE

HAVE IN NEW YORK IS A JOY.

I HAVE BILLY STRITCH, I HAVE

TED.

I'M BLESSED.

I HAVE PLAN A. AND PLAN A., I

CALL THEM.

BUT THEY'RE THE MOST IMPORTANT

MEN IN MY LIFE.

ALWAYS HAVE BEEN.

>> AND DO THEY BRING REPERTOIRE

TO YOU OR DO YOU PRETTY MUCH --

>> NO, NO, IT'S ALL -- I THINK

YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE.

I THINK PEOPLE CAN SUGGEST.

BUT I THINK YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE

WHAT YOU HIKE AND WHAT YOU

BELIEVE LYRICALLY OR WHAT YOU --

WHAT GIVES YOU PLEASURE, OR THE

MESSAGE THAT YOU WANT TO BRING

TO THE AUDIENCE.

I THINK YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE IT

YOURSELF.

I DO THE ARRANGEMENTS.

THE STRUCTURE OF THE

ARRANGEMENTS.

AND THEN, OF COURSE, HE DOES ALL

THE CHORDAL PATTERNS AND THE

GELLING OF EVERYTHING.

WE WORK TOGETHER, AND THAT'S THE

GREAT FUN OF IT ALL.

♪♪

♪ I'VE GROWN ACK ACCUSTOMED TO

HIS FACE ♪

♪ HE ALMOST MAKES MY DAY BEGIN

♪ I'VE GROWN ACCUSTOMED TO THE

TUNE HE WHISTLES NIGHT AND

NOON ♪♪

♪ HIS SMILE HIS FROWNS HIS UPS

HIS DOWNS ♪

♪♪

♪ ARE SECOND NATURE TO ME NOW

♪ LIKE BREATHING OUT AND

BREATHING IN ♪

♪ I WAS SERENELY INDEPENDENT

CONTENT BEFORE WE MET ♪

♪ SURELY I COULD ALWAYS BE THAT

WAY AGAIN ♪

♪ AND YET I'VE GROWN ACCUSTOMED

TO THE TRAITS OF SOMETHING IN

THE AIR ♪

♪ ACCUSTOMED TO HIS FACE

>> SAME SHOW.

♪♪

♪ WELL I HAVE OFTEN WALKED DOWN

THE STREET BEFORE ♪

♪ BUT THE PAVEMENT ALWAYS AIN'T

BENEATH MY FEET BEFORE ♪

♪ ALL AT ONCE AM I SEVERAL

STORIES HIGH ♪

♪ HERE ON THE STREETS WHERE YOU

LIVE ♪

♪ LILAC TREES IN THE HEART OF

TOWN ♪

♪ CAN YOU HEAR A LARK IN ANY

OTHER PART OF TOWN ♪

♪ THAT'S CONTENTMENT OUT OF

EVERY DOOR ♪

♪ NO-NO NO-NO NO

♪ IT'S ON THE STREET WHERE YOU

LIVE ♪

♪ AND THE TOWERING FEELING JUST

TO KNOW SOMEHOW YOU ARE NEAR ♪

♪ AND THEN THAT OVERPOWERING

FEELING THAT ANY SECOND YOU

MIGHT SUDDENLY APPEAR ♪

♪ PEOPLE STOP AND STARE

♪ THEY DON'T BOTHER ME

♪ BECAUSE THERE IS NOWHERE ELSE

ON EARTH THAT I WOULD RATHER

BE ♪♪

♪ LET THE GROUND GO BY

♪ I DON'T CARE IF I CAN BE HERE

HERE ON THE STREET WHERE YOU

LIVE ♪

♪♪

♪♪

♪ A TOWERING FEELING

♪ JUST YOU KNOW THAT YOU ARE

NEAR IN THAT OVER POWERING

FEELING ♪

♪ THAT ANY SECOND YOU MIGHT

SUDDENLY APPEAR ♪

♪ PEOPLE STOP AND STARE

♪ THEY DON'T BOTHER ME

♪ THERE IS NOWHERE ELSE ON EARTH

THAT I WOULD RATHER BE ♪

♪ LET THE CROWD GO BY

♪ CAN YOU HEAR HEAR HEAR ON THE

STREET WHERE YOU LIVE ♪

♪ I WANT TO BE HERE

♪ I WANT TO BE NEAR

♪ I WANT TO BE WHERE ON THE

STREET NEAR YOU ♪

♪♪

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>>> YOU HAVE, I BELIEVE, BEEN

SORT OF GIVING BACK BY DOING

MASTER CLASSES.

>> I HAVE BEEN.

>> AND IS THAT SATISFYING TO

SORT OF TEACH ANOTHER GENERATION

THE STUFF YOU HAVE LEARNED?

>> AND I HAVE PEOPLE THAT ARE SO

TALENTED, AND I LOVE JUST --

HELPING PASSING ON WHAT I DO OR

DON'T KNOW.

IT SEEMS THAT -- WHAT I DON'T

KNOW.

BUT I THINK IT'S -- I THINK IT'S

A GREAT THING TO -- IT TOOK ME A

LONG TIME TO COME TO GRIPS THAT

I WANTED TO PASS ON WHAT I DO.

EVEN MIKE TECHNIQUE, YOU KNOW.

YOU CAN HELP WITH THAT.

AND JUST GETTING PEOPLE TO NOT

BE NERVOUS, TO KNOW THAT THE

AUDIENCE IS THE STAR, AND YOU'RE

NOT THE STAR.

YOU'RE THE STAR.

AND IN MY MIND, THE FACT THAT

THEY WANT TO CONVEY THEIR TALENT

AND THEIR LOVE OF THE LYRIC AND

MUSIC TO AN AUDIENCE IS A GREAT

JOY FOR ME.

AND IF I CAN HELP IN THAT WAY,

IT'S WHAT I WOULD LOVE TO DO.

>> GIVE US AN EXAMPLE OF

SOMEBODY WHO COMES INTO ONE OF

YOUR MASTER CLASSES AND YOU CAN

SPOT SOMETHING RIGHT AWAY THAT

YOU CAN FIX LIKE THAT OR THAT

YOU KNOW, OOH OOH, THIS ONE IS

GOING TO BE A VERY HARD ROAD.

>> SING IT IN THE RIGHT KEY.

>> OKAY.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> SOUNDS PRETTY BASIC.

>> THAT SOUNDS SO BASIC.

BUT HONESTLY, YOU KNOW, THEY

WILL BE STRUGGLING.

AND I THINK MAYBE THE PIANIST --

MAYBE THEY DON'T HAVE A PIANIST

THAT CAN TRANSPOSE.

THEN YOU GET A NEW PIANIST, IS

MY ADVICE.

BECAUSE IT HAS TO BE IN THE

RIGHT KEY.

BECAUSE WE IN THE AUDIENCE CAN

TELL WHEN THEY'RE STRUGGLING TO

HIT THESE NOTES.

SO IT'S NO SIN TO LOWER IT.

AND AS TIME GOES ON, I HAVE

SOMEBODY COME IN, AND THEY'LL BE

SINGING AND I'LL SAY HOW LONG

HAVE YOU DONE THIS SONG?

OH, FOR 25 YEARS.

IS IT THE SAME KEY YOU DID 25

YEARS AGO?

YES.

WELL, YOU CAN'T DO THAT ANY

MORE.

>> YEAH, I'VE ALWAYS FOUND IT

ASTONISHING THAT PIANISTS CAN

SIMPLY SHIFT AND PLAY IN ANOTHER

KEY WITHOUT EVEN THINKING ABOUT

IT.

>> OH, WELL, IT'S VITAL.

AND THEN THEY CAN REHEARSE AND

WORK IT OUT IF THEY CAN'T DO IT

IMMEDIATELY.

BUT AT MY MASTER CLASSES, I HAVE

A PIANIST, BARRY LEVYIST DOES

MOST OF THE CLASSES.

AND I SAY LET'S DO IT IN D FLAT

OR C OR B OR B FLAT.

HE'S JUST GREAT AT LOWERING IT

OR SOMETIMES ODDLY ENOUGH A

COUPLE WEEKS AGO, IT WAS TOO

LOW.

AND WE RAISED IT.

>> IF SOMEBODY COMES IN AND YOU

DON'T FEEL THEY REALLY ARE

COMMUNICATING, THEY'RE JUST

SAYING A BUNCH OF WORDS, CAN YOU

FIX THAT, OR DO YOU THINK THAT'S

SOMEBODY JUST SINGING A BUNCH --

>> WELL, YOU KNOW, THEY GET SO

FRIGHTENED.

LOOK HOW FRIENDLY YOU ARE.

THERE IS NOTHING TO BE

FRIGHTENED OF, YOU KNOW.

BUT I THINK THE NERVES GET INTO

IT, AND THEY DON'T THINK WHAT

THEY'RE SAYING.

THEY JUST THINK OH, GOD -- AS I

WAS THE FIRST THREE OR FOUR

TUNES.

SO I UNDERSTAND THAT.

>> WELL, ALL I CAN SAY, IF YOU

THIS EVENING -- IF A SINGER IS

NERVOUS, WE SHOULD ALL BE SO

NERVOUS.

THAT WAS JUST AMAZING.

>> WELL, IT'S SO WONDERFUL WHEN

THEY DO COME IN, AND YOU CAN

JUST SAY, OKAY, LET'S TALK ABOUT

THIS, AND THE STORY OF IT, AND

THEN YOU ASK THEM WHAT -- WHY

DID THEY CHOOSE THIS SONG.

AND MANY TIMES THEY HAVE A

REASON.

AND IF THEY CAN APPLY THAT TO

THEIR PERFORMANCE, THAT'S ALWAYS

A GREAT HELP.

>> ALL I CAN SAY, IN ADDITION TO

BEING EXTRAORDINARILY TALENTED

AND A GREAT DEAL OF FUN, YOU ARE

ONE OF THE COOLEST CHICKS I'VE

EVER MET IN MY LIFE.

THANK YOU.

[ LAUGHTER ]

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> FRANK SINATRA LAST YEAR, YOU

KNOW, WAS THE 100th YEAR OF HIS

BIRTH.

AND WE SANG SO MANY OF THE SONGS

THAT WE -- EVERY YEAR WE SING

ALL OF THE GREAT SONGS THAT

FRANK RECORDED.

THIS ONE, THOUGH, KIND OF

BELONGS TO HIM.

BUT I LOVE HIS PHILOSOPHY.

AND IT'S MY PHILOSOPHY TOO.

♪ I'VE BEEN A PUPPET A PAUPER A

PIRATE A POET A PAWN AND A KING

♪ I'VE BEEN UP AND DOWN AND OVER

AND OUT BUT I KNOW ONE THING ♪

♪ JUST WHEN I FIND MYSELF FLAT

ON MY FACE ♪

♪ WELL I JUST PICK MYSELF UP AND

GET BACK IN THE RACE ♪

♪ THAT'S LIFE

♪ THAT'S WHAT ALL THE PEOPLE

THINK ♪

♪ YOU'RE SHOT DOWN IN MAY

♪ BUT I KNOW I'M GONNA CHANGE

THAT TUNE ♪

♪ WHEN I'M BACK ON TOP BACK ON

TOP IN JUNE ♪

♪ I SAID THAT'S LIFE

♪ AND AS CRAZY AS IT MAY SEEM

♪ SOME PEOPLE GET THEY'RE KICKS

FROM STOMPING ON A GRAVE ♪

♪ BUT I'M NOT GONNA LET THAT GET

ME DOWN OH NO ♪

♪ BECAUSE THIS FINE WORLD KEEPS

TURNING AROUND ♪

♪ I'VE BEEN PROGRESSIVE

OBSESSIVE A STOOGE AND A STAR ♪

♪ I'VE BEEN PUSHED AND PULLED

AND WALKED ON BUT I KNOW WHAT I

ARE ♪

♪ JUST WHEN I THINK THAT I'M TOO

OLD TO COME BACK ♪

♪ I REV MYSELF UP AND JUMP OFF

THE FAST TRACK ♪

♪ THAT'S LIFE

♪ I NEVER THOUGHT OF QUITTING

BECAUSE MY HEART JUST WON'T BUY

IT ♪

♪ IT DOESN'T SHAKE

♪ I'M GONNA ROLL MYSELF UP

♪ I'M GONNA ROLL MYSELF UP

♪ I'M GONNA ROLL MYSELF UP

♪ NOW FRANK SAID IN A BIG BALL

AND DIE ♪

BUT I CAN'T DO THAT.

NO-NO.

♪ I'M GONNA ROLL MYSELF UP IN A

BIG BALL AND I WILL -- I WILL

FLY ♪♪

[ APPLAUSE ]

THIS IS LIFE.

♪ THE SECRET OF LIFE IS ENJOYING

THE PASSAGE OF TIME ♪

♪ ANYONE CAN DO IT

♪ THERE IS NOTHING TO IT

♪ NOBODY KNOWS HOW WE GOT TO THE

TOP OF THIS HILL ♪

♪ BUT SINCE WE'RE ON OUR WAY

DOWN WE MIGHT AS WELL SHOW SOME

STYLE ♪

♪ SECRET OF LOVE IS IN OPENING

UP YOUR HEART ♪

♪ IT'S OKAY TO FEEL AFRAID BUT

DON'T LET THAT STAND IN YOUR

WAY ♪♪

♪ EVERYONE KNOWS THAT LOVE IS

THE ONLY ROAD ♪

♪♪

♪ SINCE WE'RE ONLY HERE FOR A

WHILE MIGHT AS WELL SHOW SOME

STYLE ♪

♪ GIVE ME A SMILE

♪ ISN'T IT A LOVELY RIDE

♪ WE GO SLIDING DOWN SLIDING

DOWN TRYING NOT TO TRY TOO

HARD ♪♪

♪ A LOVELY RIDE

♪ LIFE IT'S A LOVELY RIDE ♪

♪♪

♪ NOW THE THING ABOUT TIME IS

THAT TIME ISN'T REALLY REAL ♪

♪ IT'S JUST YOUR POINT OF VIEW

HOW DOES IT FEEL FOR YOU ♪

♪ HE SAID HE COULD NEVER

UNDERSTAND IT ALL ♪

♪ ALL THE PLANETS SPINNING IN

SPACE ♪

♪ SMILE UPON YOUR FACE

♪ WELCOME TO THE HUMAN RACE

♪ ISN'T IT A LOVELY RIDE

♪ WE GO SLIDING DOWN SLIDING

DOWN ♪

♪ TRY NOT TO TRY TOO HARD

♪ BECAUSE IT'S A LOVELY RIDE

♪ ISN'T IT A LOVELY RIDE

♪ WE GO SLIDING DOWN SLIDING

DOWN ♪

♪ DON'T TRY TOO HARD BECAUSE

IT'S A WONDERFUL RIDE

LIFE ♪

♪ IT'S A WONDERFUL RIDE

♪ ENJOY THE RIDE

♪ DON'T TRY TOO HARD

♪ NO COMPLAINTS AND NO REGRETS I

STILL BELIEVE IN CHASING DREAMS

AND PLACING BETS ♪

♪ AND I HAVE LEARNED FOR ALL YOU

GIVE IT'S ALL YOU GET ♪

♪ SO YOU GIVE IT ALL YOU'VE

GOT ♪♪

♪ I'VE HAD MY SHARE I DRANK MY

FILL ♪

♪ AND EVEN THOUGH I'M SATISFIED

I'M HUNGRY STILL ♪

♪ TO SEE WHAT'S ON THE OTHER

SIDE BEYOND THE HILL ♪

♪ AND DO IT ALL AGAIN

♪♪

♪ SO HERE'S TO LIFE AND EVERY

JOY IT BRINGS ♪

♪ YES HERE'S TO LIFE TO DREAMERS

AND THEIR DREAMS ♪

♪ WHEN YOU'RE YOUNG THE NOTES

ARE NEVER WRONG ♪

♪ AND SOON YOU LEARN THAT NEAR

THE MUSIC YOU BELONG ♪

♪ WISH WE COULD TURN THE YEARS

INTO A LONGER SONG ♪

♪ I'D SING IT ALL AGAIN

♪ SO HERE'S TO LIFE AND EVERY

MELODY ♪

♪ YES HERE'S TO LIFE

♪ AND ALL OUR MEMORIES

♪ IT'S FUNNY FUNNY HOW THE TIME

JUST FLIES ♪

♪ HOW LOVE CAN GO FROM WARM

HELLOS TO SAD GOOD-BYES ♪

♪ AND LEAVE US WITH OUR MEMORIES

WE'VE MEMORIZED TO KEEP OUR

WINTERS WARM ♪

♪ THERE'S NO YES IN YESTERDAY

♪ AND WHO KNOWS WHAT TOMORROW

BRINGS OR TAKES AWAY ♪

♪ AS LONG AS I'M STILL IN THIS

GAME I WANT TO PLAY FOR LAUGHS

FOR LIFE FOR LOVE ♪

♪ SO HERE'S TO LIFE AND EVERY

JOY THAT IT BRINGS ♪

♪ HERE'S TO LIFE TO DREAMERS AND

THEIR DREAMS ♪

♪ MAY ALL YOUR STORMS BE

WEATHERED AND ALL THAT'S GOOD

GET BETTER ♪

♪ HERE'S TO LIFE HERE'S TO LOVE

HERE'S TO DREAMS COME TRUE ♪

♪ MAY ALL YOUR STORMS BE

WEATHERED AND ALL THAT'S GOOD

GET BETTER ♪

♪ HERE'S TO LIFE HERE'S TO LOVE

AND HERE'S TO YOU ♪

♪♪

♪ HERE'S TO YOU ♪

CHEERS!

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> I LOVE YOU, THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

LYRICS TO LIVE BY.

THIS ONE IS TOO.

THIS IS MY MANTRA.

THIS IS WHAT I BELIEVE IN AND

LIVE EVERY DAY.

JERRY HERMAN SAID,

♪ LIGHT THE CANDLES GET THE ICE

OUT ♪

♪ ROLL THE DAY

♪ IT'S FAR FROM THE FIRST OF THE

YEAR ♪

♪ I KNOW THAT THIS VERY MINUTE

HAS HIS TREE IN IT ♪

♪ WE'RE IN IT

♪ IT'S TIME FOR MAKING MERRY

♪ AND SO I'M FOR MAKING HAY

♪ TUNE THE GRAND UP

♪ DANCE YOUR SHOES OFF

♪ STRIKE THE BAND UP

♪ IT'S TODAY

♪♪

♪ I KNOW EVERY DAY IS A WINNER

♪ TO ME EVERY DAY IS A GIFT

♪ I'M SURE THAT THE VERY

MOMENTUM OF LIFE HAS TO SHOW ♪

♪ TO ME EVERY LIFE IS A PARTY

♪ EACH NEW LIFE IS A BALL

♪ SO GET UP THERE AND GRAB A

START TO LIVE LOVE AND LAUGH AT

IT ALL ♪

♪ THERE IS A THANK YOU

♪ YOU CAN GIVE LIFE IF YOU LIVE

LIFE ALL THE WAY ♪

♪ SO RAISE UP

♪ IT'S TODAY

♪ YEAH WE'RE STILL LIVING AND

WE'RE STILL RAISING HELL GANG IN

OUR SPECIAL WAY ♪

♪ SO TUNE THE GRAND UP GET YOUR

SHOES OFF STRIKE THE BAND UPTURN

THE BLUES UP ♪

♪ HALLELUJAH IT'S TODAY ♪

♪♪

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

♪♪

>>> MAJOR SUPPORT FOR "AMERICAN

SONGBOOK" AT NJPAC IS PROVIDED

BY ELLEN AND JAMES S. MARCUS.

THE THOMAS AND AGNES CARVEL

FOUNDATION.

ADDITIONAL FUNDING HAS BEEN

PROVIDED THROUGH THE GENEROUS

SUPPORT OF THE JOAN AND ALLEN

BUILDNER FAMILY FUND.

THE BLANCH AND IRVING LAURIE

FOUNDATION.

AND THE SYLVIA STEINER

CHARITABLE TRUST.

♪♪

♪ WHEN I HATE YOU IT'S ONLY

BECAUSE I REALLY HATE YOU ♪

♪ THAT'S HOW I AM

♪ SO WHAT CAN I DO

♪ I'M VERY HAPPY I'M OH SO HAPPY

I'M HAPPY WHEN I'M WITH YOU ♪♪

[ APPLAUSE ]

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