Last night we went to the spring concert at school. Silas played the clarinet and sang in the elementary grades chorus.

Of course, as always, everyone did “very well.”

The senior high chorus gave Toto’s Africa their best shot.

That was one of the anthems of my youth they were messing with. To give them credit, they say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

For those who grew up with the song as I did, here it is for old time’s sake. For those who are thinking about covering it for their school chorus concert, please take note: