A few days ago, I posted a video of James Taylor on the Stephen Colbert show singing a "new" version of "Fire and Rain." It turned out that he returned at the end of that same broadcast -- which was a couple weeks after the terrorist attacks in France -- to perform a simple, elegant version of "La Marseillaise," against a backdrop of French flags.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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