Full Of Shine And Full Of Sparkle: Top Ten Jerry Herman Songs

By Ben Rimalower
07 Dec 2013

 

10. "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from Hello, Dolly!

Speaking of "WALL-E," it's not hard to understand why writer-director Andrew Stanton was so inspired by "Put On Your Sunday Clothes." It's a joyful, bouncy cakewalk, but what gives it the edge to stay compelling (besides an infectious tune) is that it's framed in a classic "I want" song. The stirring opening verse immediately invests us in Cornelius and Barnaby's situation before we take the gleeful promenade.

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