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Full 1967 Copenhagen Performance

Although I've read all the posts in this blog back to 2005, there wasn't one mentioning this video of the full 1967 Copenhagen performance. (One mentioned a clip of one of the songs.)

This was posted to the "Tom Lehrer" channel on Youtube back in August.

Lots of good stuff here.  It is a fifty minute video, and at the precise halfway point (25:00) he provides what I'll call Aristotle's version of "The Element Song".

(Again, sorry if this is already common knowledge) Excellent video and audio, and a good performance.
Tom Lehrer Love

Tribute to the 40-year Apollo 11 Anniversary :P

Words of Wisdom from my #2 hero, Tom Lehrer

"What is it that put America in the forefront of the nuclear nations?

And what is it that will make it possible
to spend twenty billion dollars of your money
to put some clown on the moon?

Well, it was Good Old American Know-How, that's what!
As provided by good old Americans
like Dr. Wernher von Braun..."


Music Notes Don't say that he's hypocritical,
Say, rather, that he's apolitical.

"Vunce ze rockets are up, who cares where zey come down?
Zat's not my department!" says Wernher von Braun.

  ~ from the LP That Was The Year That Was (1965)

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