Artista: Eric Clapton
Canzone: Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen/E.Y. Harburg)
“Over the Rainbow” (often referred to as “Somewhere over the Rainbow”) is a ballad, with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Yip Harburg. It was written for the movie The Wizard of Oz (1939) and was sung by actress Judy Garland, in her starring role as Dorothy Gale. The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and became Garland’s signature song, as well as one of the most enduring standards of the 20th century.
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Artista: Bill Withers
Canzone: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) 1971
“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass guitar, Al Jackson, Jr. on drums and Stephen Stills on guitar. String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song is in the key of A minor.
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Artista: Aretha Franklin
Canzone: Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) 1967
“Chain of Fools” is a song written by Don Covay. Aretha Franklin first released the song as a single in 1967 and subsequently it appeared on many of her albums.
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Artista: Etta James
Canzone: At Last
At Last è una canzone scritta nel 1941 da Mack Gordon e Harry Warren per la colonna sonora del film Orchestra Wives con George Montgomery e Ann Rutherford. Fu originariamente interpretata nel film e registrata da Glenn Miller e la sua orchestra.
Nel 1960 fu registrata una cover del brano dalla cantante blues Etta James, che improvvisò sulla melodia di Warren. La versione della James è stata inserita nella Grammy Hall of Fame nel 1999. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Eva Cassidy
Canzone: Blues In The Night
Blues In The Night
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