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Great Performances "Renee Fleming & Dmitri Hvorstovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg" on WXXI-TV
Here’s another old LP cover. I had never heard of Eddie Peabody, but a little online research revealed plenty.
A wiry 90-year old man steps to a microphone in front of 9,000 people. He explains that he doesn’t have much of a voice left, but he’ll provide the lyrics so everyone can sing. Then he starts playing the guitar and reciting from the Book of Ecclesiastes. He tries to sing a bit anyway. It comes out wobbly. His breath fails.