Three versions of Summertime

6 Responses to “Three versions of Summertime”

  1. Moggsy September 5, 2012 at 06:51 Permalink

    I expect this is probably sacrilege or something, maybe it is my computer, but she sounds like someone being cruel to a cat. How come all the “experts” go “yeah man – great…”

  2. James Higham September 5, 2012 at 10:23 Permalink

    I agree with you – she’s not my fave.

  3. dearieme September 5, 2012 at 12:01 Permalink



  4. Moggsy September 5, 2012 at 12:09 Permalink

    DM That is more soulful

  5. JD September 5, 2012 at 12:45 Permalink

    Joplin was trying too hard to be a ‘soul singer’ and ends up just caterwauling (Amy Winehouse was guilty of the same sin)

    with natural ability there is no need to try—

  6. James Higham September 5, 2012 at 17:26 Permalink

    Yes DM and JD – you’ve rolled out two good ones there.

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