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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Hits

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Love him or hate him, Andrew Lloyd Webber is our modern-day musical impresario. Though he's famous for musicals like Cats and Phantom of the Opera, Lloyd Webber is the brains behind 19 musicals all together. With seven Tony Awards, four Grammys, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe, he's one of the award-winningest talents of Broadway. In honor of his 65th birthday, here are six of his most spectacular songs.

"Love is Here" from The Likes of Us

Based on the true story of Thomas John Barnardo, this musical was Andrew Lloyd Webber's first collaboration with lyricist Tim Rice.

"Any Dream Will Do" from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Yes, that is Donny Osmond. He starred in the 1999 film version of this Broadway show, which was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly.

"Superstar" from Jesus Christ Superstar

This rock opera follows the last week of Jesus Christ's life.

"Don't Cry For Me, Argentina" from Evita

Madonna starred in the film version of the show which chronicled the life of Eva Perón. It won both the Laurence Olivier Award and the Tony Award for Best Musical.

"Memory" from Cats

Arguably one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history, Cats was performed 7485 times before closing.

Theme Song from The Phantom of the Opera

In 1986, Lloyd Webber collaborated on the music and book for this award-winning musical which follows the story of a beautiful singer who becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius.

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Happy Birthday, Alex Trebek!
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Today, everyone's favorite game show host turns 76 years old. Let's celebrate!

ON SESAME STREET

In 2006, Trebek played “Special of the Day” with Telly.

ON CARD SHARKS

In 1980, the tables were turned, and Trebek found himself the contestant on this episode of Card Sharks. The “tell me about yourself” portion of the program doesn’t go so smoothly, but he’s pretty good at the game itself.

THROWING PEOPLE IN THE POOL

In this sketch for the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, Trebek throws a waiter in a pool. The takeaway is clear: Don’t phrase things in the form of a question when you’re talking to the Jeopardy! host.

TREBEK ON NASA

And how the agency’s work with other companies helps all of us, not just astronauts.

HOSTING WHEEL OF FORTUNE

Happy April Fool's Day 1997! (Pat Sajak hosted Jeopardy that night.)

ALEX, AUTOTUNED

MC TREBEK IN THE HIZZOUSE

That was the actual name of the category.

AND JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN'T GET ANY WEIRDER...

Behold “Sexiest Potpourri Ever.”

LAST BUT NOT LEAST...

You didn’t think we’d leave without posting one of these, did you?

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Covers of "Me and Bobby McGee"
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On this day in 1970, Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27. The singer-songwriter was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul." Here, we remember Joplin with covers of her only number-one hit, "Me and Bobby McGee." Joplin's version of the song, originally written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, topped the charts after her death, making the song the second posthumous number-one single in U.S. chart history.

Johnny Cash

Pink

Willie Nelson

Dolly Parton

James Last

Jerry Lee Lewis

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