Boomer fans of “To Sir, With Love” were likely touched by the resurrection of the former No. 1 hit on “Saturday Night Live” as a farewell tribute to President Obama.But what about those born after Lulu sang it in the 1967 inner-city school film starring Sidney Poitier?
Clues came on Twitter. Tears were a theme. Another sign: Video of the duet was posted dozens of times on YouTube.
That To Sir, With Love closer as a thank you to President Obama had me in tears. Wow. More deeply poignant and true after last 48 hrs. #SNL
— Marcy Murninghan (@MarcyMurninghan) January 22, 2017
— BWD (@theonlyadult) January 22, 2017
— JoanMarDK (@JoanMarM) January 22, 2017
Singing “To Sir, With Love” to Obama is incredibly rude, #SNL. I’ve cried enough today.
— Zach (@zachsgotlife) January 22, 2017
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