From another time...

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Continuing with R&H week here at the germy Show...

What's the use of wond'ring
If he's good or if he's bad,
Or if you like the way he wears his hat?
Oh, what's the use of wond'ring
If he's good or if he's bad?
He's your feller and you love him,
That's all there is to that.

Ok, Rodgers and Hammerstein are definitely no longer considered politically correct. Still, these lyrics (from Julie Jordan's tragic second act aria in Carousel, What's the use of wond'ring) evoke emotions so strong that they pass as improbable today. Indeed, what a world...

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