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Fabulous Friday: "MacArthur Park"

I'm closing out our Jimmy Webb tribute with one of his most famous (I won't say "most beloved") songs, "MacArthur Park." Who the hell would leave a cake out in the rain.

Here's Richard Harris, years before he was Dumbledore:

And Donna Summer:

And wow, Will Lee singing it on the David Letterman show with Jimmy Webb on keyboards and Paul Schaffer conducting the biggest orchestra I've ever seen on Letterman:

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