Sunday, December 28, 2008

Being Inspired by Others

Here is the wonderful Ethel Waters singing the ironic, "Miss Otis Regrets," written by the incomparable Cole Porter. Both singer and composer are most inspiring.

"Miss Otis Regrets" has always arrested me; gentility and refinement are juxtaposed with horror and heartbreak. Each verse is filled with the saddest memories and simplest melody.

The messenger respectfully delivers a most tragic tale:

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