I remember the outcry at the time. And Ellen Claghorne’s impersonations on SNL. I messed around with a Gilbert and Sullivan parody, “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Surgeon General”. Crap! can’t remember any of it now but
“My intellect is keen and my advice is always practical,
With encyclopedic knowledge of all things prophylactical.”
Here’s a stage production of real thing. (Yes, that’s Linda Ronstadt at the first.)
Which reminds me of one of the Internet’s very best things:
The arranger of that piece is an insane genius.