Weird Al Yankovic - still as clever and energetic (high kicks!) as ever - took me back, with his parody "The Saga Begins" , to a sweet memory from 1971, when Don McLean's song "American Pie" came out. I was the annoying kid who called up - frequently - the Atlanta radio station and asked them to play "America Pie", yet again, so that I could eventually write down all the lyrics. I learned them all and would sing them out loud when the song came on, twirling my newly purchased, round radio above my head or by my side - somewhat dangerously - for all 8+ minutes - until the connection between the radio and the chain inevitably broke, causing my friends to duck to avoid the suddenly formed missile.
The Saga Begins
parody of Don McLean's American Pie
And the Billings Symphony Orchestra was stellar throughout with their intro of John William's music and then, particularly, the parody of Gangsta's Paradise:
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