October 11, 2007

Mel Brooks does Sinatra

I've posted before about Frank Sinatra's tendency to sing just slightly before or after the notes of a song, or leaving out syllables of words, or entire words of a lyric, thereby making it swing as nobody else really could.....except for maybe Mel Brooks.

From High Anxiety, here is Brooks singing the title song. Hey, -xiety, indeed:

On a related note, here is Brooks on "The Dick Cavett Show." Endure the first two imitations he does for his Sinatra-worthy, hilarious "America the Beautiful":

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