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Your Favorite Versions of Standards

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Jim Colyer
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Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/1/12 at 05:14pm
Rod Stewart did a good job with his American Songbook.
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Jordan Catalano
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joined:10/9/05
Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/1/12 at 05:15pm
Nobody cares what you think, racist.
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PalJoey
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Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/9/12 at 11:22pm
From the other thread, Jason Gould and Barbra Streisand duetting on "How Deep Is the Ocean?"

http://youtu.be/RZ4uUAg0OfE
yr pal,
joey




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thetinymagic2
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strummergirl
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Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/10/12 at 03:58am
How could I forget?
Tom Waits, "Somewhere"
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thetinymagic2
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Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/20/12 at 09:47pm
You had to be there, and I was!
Tito - the greatest thing ever to come out of NYC!
(ignore the bad dancing...)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj_XxBKG53g

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canmark
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Your Favorite Versions of Standards
Posted: 10/21/12 at 07:47pm
Anita O'Day, "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GS-NponTvYw

Barbra Streisand, "Cry Me a River"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TA6LQmP0ec

Patsy Cline, "You Belong to Me"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIMtjxCbDMk

Chet Baker, "My Funny Valentine"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvXywhJpOKs

Peggy Lee, "Fever"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7_k_0dKknA

Lena Horne, "One for my Baby (and One More for the Road)" and "A Fine Romance"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKl2SqGv1BY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ40cwG_ZGI

Ella Fitzgerald sang the definitive version of so many standards, for example, Cole Porter's "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNZKOh3oXSU

Someone above mentioned The Animals' (great) version of "House of the Rising Sun." I would, however, submit the Nina Simone version.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCuu5fOEB3Y


Coach Bob knew it all along: you've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed. You have to keep passing the open windows. (John Irving, The Hotel New Hampshire)
Updated On: 10/21/12 at 07:47 PM

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