Today, we wish a happy 89th birthday to the one and only William Shatner!
This music video is for the title song from Shatner’s 2013 album, Ponder the Mystery. Nowadays, it’s usually agreed that Shatner was laughing at himself when he famously covered songs like Tambourine Man and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. But Ponder the Mystery features Shatner in a reflective mood. This song, like every other song on the album, finds Shatner pondering not just the mysteries of life but the reality of death, as well.
After that happy introduction, what else can I do but invite you to…