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Flashback Friday: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Perfect Song About Fatherhood Sung by One of Broadway's Most Imperfect Fathers

Celebrate Father's Day with John Raitt's rendition of ''Carousel'''s "Soliloquy."

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As we've learned from Broadway this season (in shows like Big Fish and Violet), fatherhood can be a tough job. But no matter what happens down the road, dads start out with the best of intentions. No Broadway tune illustrates that point better than "Soliloquy" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel. Billy Bigelow is no one's idea of a perfect parent (or husband), but this song proves that he was planning to try his darndest.

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