The character of Effie (played by Beah Richards) was renamed Miss Minnie Bell Ward and was inspired by conversations with Meshach Taylor's grandmother. Meshach had brought his Nanna to the set for her 106th birthday, at which time she shared tales of her father and growing up in the South. See more
Oh, I'm just a tread, a little thread in the tapestry, but I had a good time. Everybody has troubles, and as the saying goes: ain't nobody nowhere living no dream life. I thought as I got older, the bold outlines of truth would be revealed to me, but it hasn't happened. When I was young, I was in such a hurry, and now I've been here a hundred years. And, it seems like only yesterday I held my babies in my arms. I'm glad to be going home, its been a long time since I've seen my family. And I ...
Somewhere Out There
Written by James Horner
, Barry Mann
and Cynthia Weil
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
and 'James Ingram (I)'
Additional Verse Performed by Dolly Parton See more