A new song and/or video every day for a year.

Archive for April, 2011

Barbra and Friends

Barbra Streisand has a wonderfully strong voice.  Here she shares the stage with other great voices.

One of my all-time favorite duets was Neil Diamond and Barbra singing You Don’t Bring Me Flowers.

Ray Charles sings Cryin Time with Barbra.

Barbra and Celine Dion sing Tell Him.

Barbra and Barry Gibb sing What Kind Of Fool.

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Johnny Reid

Johnny Reid was born in Scotland but moved to Canada at an early age.  Here are some of my favorite songs of his.

Darlin’

Out Of The Blue

Today I’m Gonna Try To Change The World

Baldi Olier

Baldi Olier is a Romanian flamenco guitarist.  Here are several of his songs.

Romanian Gypsy

Ciocarlia

Gypsy Wedding

Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers had a number of hits in the 1970s.  Do you remember these?

Listen To The Music went up to #11 in 1972.

China Grove went to #15 in 1973.

Black Water was #1 in 1974.

The Brindisi

The Brindisi is a drinking song from Verdi’s La Traviata. 

Placido Domingo and Sarah Brightman sang the song together in 1994.

Luciano Pavarotti also performed the song in 1994.

The Philadelphia Opera Company performed the song as a flashmob in 2010.

Altan

Altan is an Irish folk group.  Here are a few of their songs.

Bó Mhín na Toitean

Dulaman

John Doherty’s Reels

Crying In The Rain

 The Everly Brothers released the song in 1962.

In 1990,  A-ha, a Norwegian pop band did this cover.

Art Garfunkel and James Taylor combined their talents for this version.

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