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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ Jerry Vale ~ Al di là (Beyond)

July 8, 1930 – May 18, 2014
Riposa In Pace and God keep you Paisan. You’ll never be forgotten.

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Written in 1961 by Labati Carlo Donida – Music
Giulio Rapetti aka Mogol – Lyrics

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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ “The Other Hours” ~ Harry Connick, Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.

 

There is no other singer I know of that absolutely captures Frank Sinatra’s fabulous phrasing other than the very talented Harry Connick, Jr..

This man is a blessing that has thankfully continued the tradition of fine tuned vocalization.

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Saturday “Sassy” ~ Sarah Vaughan “Wave”

To me this was the most exquisite cover of this song ever done.

Some of the most ultimate singers did it from Ella Fitzgerald to Sinatra but yet even they couldn’t touch “Sassy’s” rendition. No one could.

Vaughan’s ever-changing phrasing during the notes and the lung capacity in-which how long she could hold them were absolutely mind-blowing. It sent the song completely soaring to a new level. She wasn’t called the “Divine One” (the original & only BTW) for nothing.

More like a Brilliant Vibrato Virtuoso.

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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ Jerry Vale ~ Al di là (Beyond)

Written in 1961 by Labati Carlo Donida – Music
Giulio Rapetti aka Mogol – Lyrics

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