Kermit the Frog, “The Rainbow Connection”

Back to the ten songs I can’t live without! Yay!

Kermit the Frog is my favorite Muppet, ever. As a moppet myself, I had a Kermit doll, with velcro patches on his hands and feet so he could hang onto things. Except when I was three years old. I lost him at a bus stop in California. L.A. area. Maybe I should put up a Craigslist ad to see if anyone has him.

Oh, Kermit. So contemplative, deep, hopeful. Someday we’ll find it.

I don’t have much to say about this song. Either it does it for you or it doesn’t. I will say the key change makes me smile. The nostalgia consumes me. I have been able to live without my Kermit doll for almost 30 years. This song, though, I hold fast to it, as if velcro were on my own hands and feet.

This is just about the only YouTube video of Kermit singing this song that doesn’t have the sound disabled. Debbie Harry is a nice touch. That Kermit really knows how to charm.

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