My children and I watched Saturday morning cartoons in the 1970s and remember a song, “I’m Just a Bill,” about how an idea becomes a law. I have been wondering for over 30 years, who was the voice?
—Frances Ringer, Bagdad, Ky.
Renown trumpeter, actor and bandleader Jack Sheldon, 79, was the full-bodied singing voice in the Schoolhouse Rock! “It’s Just a Bill” video, as well as other educational titles including “Conjunction Junction” and “Busy Prepositions.” Sheldon, the longtime musical director and comedic foil for Merv Griffin on his daytime talk show, has been a legendary part of the West Coast bebop jazz scene since the 1950s and still sings and performs on the trumpet at local jazz bars and intimate nightspots in Los Angeles.blog comments powered by Disqus