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"Ragtime Queen" appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by Princeton, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. Princeton

    Princeton Active Member

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6NNXLfYRQA

    I have no idea why I love this song so much; it's just always been my all-time favorite FR song! I love Mokey's mezzo-soprano voice, not to mention the beautiful orchestrations. FR probably had the most expansive music styles for a children's show; I doubt that Big Comfy Couch used synthesizers! So, who else loves this song as much as I do?
  2. Princeton

    Princeton Active Member

    Bump; doesn't anybody else love this wonderful song?
  3. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    Hey, I like it!

    It always struck me as a weird song title, as I associate "ragtime" with something a wee bit faster in tempo. *shrugs*

    I could see us fans singing it to the Muppets themselves. Rags is a Fragglish puppet, after all. It symbolizes how real just a bunch of fur, feathers, and foam is to us.
  4. Gelfling Girl

    Gelfling Girl Active Member

    "Ragtime Queen" is probably one of my favorite songs of the whole series. :)
  5. Baby Gonzo

    Baby Gonzo Member

    I do like that song, quite a lot. It's my favorite Mokey song, for sure.

    I think most of my favorites from Fraggle Rock were the peppy, up-tempo songs, but I really like the way Ragtime Queen flows. It's one I have found myself humming more than once.
  6. Pork

    Pork Active Member

    Actually, when I first heard that song I didn't like it much at all. I'm not sure why, I just didn't. But it's grown on me since and I quite like it now.
  7. I like the song as well, it's very pretty and whimsical.


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