Thursday, December 29, 2016

Musical Interlude: Try a Little Kindness (1969)

Now, here's an early video from Glen Campbell with a twist.

That twist is the use of a puppet doppleganger of Campbell for a good chunk of "Try a Little Kindness". Actually, the puppet is better classified as a Muppet. Yes, Jim Henson created the puppets for the video, and not long after Sesame Street launched in the fall of 1969, this video was used on the show.

The message in this song still resonates today. A certain President-elect might need to learn the lyrics............

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