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Rainbow Selection: The Muppets' Favourite LPs
The Quietus , June 20th, 2018 10:21

As The Muppets head to London for a giant live extravaganza, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Animal, Gonzo et all give us a run through of their favourite albums! Plus a guide to the musical history of the crew by Rory Phillips

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John Wayne - America, Why I Love Her
...chosen by Sam Eagle

I am a big fan of 'The Star-Spangled Banner', as well as such fine musical compositions as 'Stars & Stripes', 'America The Beautiful' and 'God Bless, America', and I’m sure those are all favorite of yours as well. But for my selection here, I have taken the liberty (pun intended) of choosing this inspiring recitation by that great American actor, John Wayne. Set to music, the Duke dramatically evokes the glory of a great nation. And yes, I know, some would call it corny. Some would call it sentimental. But I call it, America... and if it’s good enough for Duke, it’s good enough for me.


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