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Best rendition of "Always" - Choose up to two selections...

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Pat Boone has a lovely voice, but he seems off key to me in some instances. Boring, too.

Patsy Cline鈥榮 version is too dragged out, she does makes a mini-drama of this, mournful.

No Bing for me.

Bobby Darrin鈥檚 peppy version is wrong for this song, like he don鈥檛 care!

I love Ella! But isn鈥檛 this a hopeful song? She sounds sad. But what a smooth voice.

At first I thought Patinkin was a woman; he was singing in head voice. His rendition is the most apt for the mood of the song. The tempo is perfect. He moves me, despite the weird tremulous voice. It鈥檚 the only version I heard complete.

This was when Della Reese could still sing without the low wobble that invaded her voice. I like the tempo on her version, too. She reminded me of Eartha Kitt with that diction. Della for #2.

You don鈥檛 swing to these words. No thanks, Frank.
 

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As always, MAS, very insightful take on the tunes that is greatly appreciated - I had no idea how the Patinkin tune would be received - Glad to see that I should always trust my judgement - Thanks for affirming that - Cheers!

I will still be here - Just not quite as often...
Just couldn鈥檛 not do my best with all the trouble you take on these contests.
 
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