VIDEO FLASHBACK: Carol Burnett and Alan Arkin sing “They’re Playing My Song” — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch

Carol Burnett and Alan Arkin sing “They’re Playing My Song”

Carol Burnett and Alan Arkin sing the Marvin HamlischCarole Bayer Sager song from the then current Broadway smash show THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG (1978) on Carol Burnett and Company —  the 4 episode summer series that aired on ABC in 1979

Carol Burnett & Alan Arkin

Carol Burnett & Alan Arkin

They’re Playing My Song” was composed by Marvin Hamlisch with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager for the Broadway musical “THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG” — The Broadway Original Cast included Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein. The Musical also performed in London’s West End and other cities. Learn More

VIDEO: The performance starts with the group’s “CONCERTO FOR A FINGER” Then the lyrics of “They’re Playing My Song” commence. Other songs in this video segment: “Sing a song” by The Carpenters with Vicky Lawrence “a la Mrs Wiggins” then a very funny “Carmen.” Then Arkin sings the names of numerous composers, and Carol sings a tune from the film “With a Song in My Heart” composed by Rodgers and Hart, and “They’re Playing My Song” returns for the Finale followed by Carol saying “so long” with her signature gesture (ear lobe tug)

LOVE TO CAROL BURNETT AND ALAN ARKIN AND COMPANY! Team Marvin Hamlisch

 

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