Tuesday, June 18, 2024

“SNL” Perfect Tribute to Music Meister Hal Willner Included Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” Sung by the Cast


Hal Willner would have loved the cast singing Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day.” Hal was great friends with Lou and Laurie Anderson. He produced their records, as well. Not this one, though. “Perfect Day” from 1972’s classic “Transformer,” when Hal was still in high school and imagining his amazing future.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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