Oh, okay, we can't go through his 312th birthday without a song from 1776, for goodness sake. Here's Howard DaSilva, William Daniels and Ken Howard -- all of whom I saw in the original Broadway production (on my first-ever trip to New York, by the way. In fact, the first stage musical I ever saw on Broadway. Not a bad start, eh?) -- in "The Egg."
And as a bonus for good measure, in honor of Franklin's scientific achievements...what the heck, here is "Let's Go Fly a Kite," from Mary Poppins.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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