Friday, February 15, 2008

American Idol's Dave

Yes. We watch American Idol. Sometimes I tape it and zip through it, just to watch the perpetual train wreck that is Paula Abdul, who showed up a couple a weeks ago so drunk she could barely find her chair. (Now THAT'S teevee!)

Also, during the Hollywood section, my favorite bass player, Lynn Keller, was onstage playing for the singers. You know her from her long, curly red hair.

So, we were following along, not impressed by anyone. And then, this adorable 16 year old boy came along. David Archuleta. In fact, he's so adorable and his performance is so smooth and emotional, if you look closely, you can see the back-up singer wiping away tears.

Here he is:



Then, of course, I had to run to YouTube to see if there was anything else on him. And wouldn't you know it. Here he is at age 13, on Good Morning Idaho singing "Imagine" by John Lennon. He messes up a few of the words, but at 13? Who's gonna complain?

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For my birthday, also St. Francis of Assisi Day,

here is "Rescue" the song I sang to Erika Amato 's Buddy the dog. Imagine if we loved humans as much as we love our animals...