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

    Vile.

    Whereas
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7KoNeYJk9U

  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—
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1j6avX7ebkM

  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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