Death didn't take Burt Holiday.
And make no mistake, he's still very happy about that at 85.
In fact, an original tune titled "Are You Happy With Your Life?" is No. 1 on the singer-songwriter's recording bucket list.
So, Death, be not proud, because despite your recent acquisition of yet another Burt Holiday friend and contemporary, Dick Clark, this musical man of faith is still busy with the Life gig in Carson City.
And when you've been a gold record entertainer in Burt Holiday's supernova circle of influence - and you've lived this long to tell about it (like that …