Friday Five: Sesame Street
If you’ve read the news—or our July playlist—you know that 2009 is the 40-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Also celebrating a 40th anniversary is children’s program Sesame Street. When you think about it, which of these two entities has had a greater impact on the daily lives of Americans?
In recent years, country artists including Wynonna Judd, Alison Krauss and Union Station and Sugarland have been featured on Sesame Street, but today we’re going to rummage through the archives and visit some of Sesame Street’s classic country moments. If you were a kid, or had a kid, sometime in the past few decades, you probably saw these during their original airings. You may still know all the words. But if not, check ‘em out now!
- Juli Thanki: Indeed, Richie. Leslie Knope is my spirit animal.
- Six String Richie: That Parks & Rec. clip was perfection! Everybody reading this blog should watch it even if they don't watch the …
- Ben Foster: I'm coveting Dolly Parton's "Blue Smoke" 45.
- Barry Mazor: Speculation is free!
- Jack: Taste of Country has a pretty shallow point of view, and this little blurb is exhibit A.
- Leeann Ward: It is admittedly fun to speculate about these things.
- luckyoldsun: I wonder if the key to learning Gong Kwon Yu Sul is to be higher than a kite. lol
- luckyoldsun: Barry, I didn't say or imply that I have superior knowledge about the nominating process or workings--I'm just willing to make …
- CraigR.: After watching Easton Corbin's video I am left wondering where the man who made " I'm A Little Bit More …
- Barry Mazor: Well, gee, Taste of Country that sure clears that up. The argument's over--and it only took 200 words. …