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Morgan Freeman Sings for Literacy as “Easy Reader”


This is Morgan Freeman in approximately 1971 as “Easy Reader” – a literacy-promoting character on The Electric Company, a children’s television show in the 1970s. Amazing. Words fail me, so I will let the video speak for itself.

“Top to bottom and left to right, readin’ stuff is… outta sight!”

“What I’m needin’….is somethin’ for readin’!”

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5 Responses to “Morgan Freeman Sings for Literacy as “Easy Reader””

  1. Zac Thompson May 7, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    With Rita Moreno

  2. Wow. That was awesome. I love Morgan Freeman. Glad he stuck with acting and not singing though, lol.

  3. Beth Carswell

    Ha! Agreed, Jason. But what a cool guy. And given how much I love his speaking voice, it was neat to hear him use it musically.

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