Friday, December 12, 2014

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT,
BROUGHT LOW BY A BAD CASE
OF THE BLUES, Pt 1


Patsy Cline • Sweet Dreams (Of You) • 1963

3 comments:

  1. I'm sure they're out there somewhere, but I've never heard a bad version of this song. Patsy's is the tops, of course, though I also love Faron Young's and Mighty Sam's renditions.

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    1. Yes, ma’am. For me, Patsy’s is tops, if I had to pick just one. But, like you wrote, so many versions have been done; I’ve not heard them all, but the ones I’ve heard have all been pretty darn good. I’d put Don Gibson’s 1955 original just below Patsy Cline’s. Also check out Louisiana singer Tommy McClain’s 1966 version, Roy Buchanan’s instrumental, and here on BAK, Linda Lay’s acoustic version also hits the mark very nicely.

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  2. I just went over to itunes to look for the Don Gibson version. There were a few, so I took a chance on what seemed to be closest to the one you mentioned. Most were stereo and this was mono and is really good, so hopefully it's the genuine article. Thanks for the tip, Frank!

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