I grew up with the original
It’s both fearsome and radical. And that’s a fact, Jack.
While some of us have used quarantine time to catch up on old TV shows and movies, musician Samara Ginsberg has been recording multi-part cello covers, all by herself, of those old TV shows and movies. Her latest is a fantastic rendition of
This version also highlights the depth the song has, despite having been composed for a kid’s cartoon.
It’s also impossible not to hear the lyrics in your head while listening. I wish the Declaration of Independence was as ingrained in my head as the line “Michelangelo is a party dude” is.
Ginsberg’s other social distancing cello covers include the
She also played the title track from the
The theme song from
But the highlight of the collection might be her cover of
That’s another song that has always been in my life and always will be. But what’s clear now is, my life also needs more cellos in it.