Eric Idle

It starts out like a standard video birthday greeting... then takes an unexpected turn.
The National Republican Congressional Committee replaced lyrics about a cross-dressing lumberjack with something lame about taxes — without permission.
“I don’t know what you say to people like that.”
An envelope containing a “white, powdery” substance was delivered to the comedian’s home.
But they really want to cheer us up in this song-and-dance tweak of Monty Python's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."
The comedy icon names the song he wants to be played at his own closing act.
"When you’re grinning like a lunatic, for people you don’t know..."