More Talent From Stairway To Stardom!
Here's another YouTube treasure from the '80s public access crapathon called Stairway To Stardom. In this clip, the low-rent (no, FREE rent) talent show featured Melissa Ann Ledwon, a game but rather mechanical young girl in too many spangles, who, after some dazzling air piano, tapdances to the brassy Broadway ditty "They're Playing Our Song". High point: After the opening bit, you hear a loud hiss due to the really bad mix of her backup tape.
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