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The 25 Most Romantic Singers Of All-Time

Entry by Rob O’Connor from his Yahoo music blog 25) Frank Sinatra 24) Nat King Cole 23) Dusty Springfield 22) Tom Jones: 21) Van Morrison 20) Elvis Presley 19) Lucinda Williams 18) Prince 17) Rod Stewart 16) Joni Mitchell 15) … Continue reading

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Interview with Otis Williams–One of the original Temptations!

Otis Williams is the only founding member left in The Temptations. As such, he spiritually anchors the hit R&B group. Continue reading

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Column: An awesome singer to the right ears

As the CD of my new song plays, my singing sounds more soulful than Marvin Gaye. My voice has more character than Bruce Springsteen’s.  My harmonica wails sadder than Junior Wells’.  And I write better songs than Joni Mitchell. In … Continue reading

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Geoff Byrd on the truth in singing

Singer Geoff Byrd has an amazing voice. I’ve seen him open for Hall and Oates. He is cut from a similar cloth as Daryl Hall, Marvin Gaye and Al Green. Here are some thoughts on singing that he has contributed … Continue reading

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