Dick Steinberg has resided in the city of Brookfield for 35 years. He served 34 years as municipal judge and has been an attorney for 50 years. He enjoys tennis, golf, biking and creative writing, which includes legal issues, sports, government and people.
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The pop song "The Great Pretender" was originally recorded by the Platters in 1955 and was featured in the film "American Graffiti" in 1973.
The award winning music has been repopularized by rock bands, country western singers and by pop stars who recreated the words.
"Oh yes. I'm the Great Pretender, pretending that I'm doing well. My need is such, I pretend too much. I'm lonely, but no one can tell..."
Different versions are available on websites and it is interesting how the words are molded by the music artists.
There is no evidence that the song and words have been used against a politician, although there are many possibilities.
There seems to be a reincarnation of the old pop songs some of which have become favorites again.
In the recently released movie "Australia", the movie theme was enhanced by the legend Judy Garland, in the Wizard of Oz, singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow".
This reminds me of a tune "those were the days , my friend,we thought they"d never end...".