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Yodel All the Way

Surely you are all familiar with that classic scene in the film The Sound of Music , in which the von Trapp children, led by their governess, Maria, perform a puppet show to "The Lonely Goatherd." C'mon, you all know the lyrics: "High on a hill lived a lonely goatherd..." Maybe it's the distinctive yodeling refrain, but I loved that tune as a kid, and found it impossible not to sing along, to the annoyance of anyone else who happened to be in the room at the time...

August 11, 2011 — Jennifer Ouellette

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