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Bigger Winner of the Night

08 Feb

The Grammys took a baby step to redemption in recognizing Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’s awesome CD, Raising Sand, as Album of the Year, and Please Read the Letter as Record of the Year.  But perhaps my favorite on the CD is a cover of the Everly Brothers’ Gone, Gone, Gone

Contrast and compare.

 

  Gone, Gone, Gone — The Everly Brothers

 

  Gone, Gone, Gone  — Alison Krauss & Robert Plant

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Posted by on February 8, 2009 in grammys, Music History, music legends, oldies

 

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5 responses to “Bigger Winner of the Night

  1. morewines

    February 9, 2009 at 1:59 am

    No fair MM. I’m still watching it on the West Coast. You spilled the beans.

    However I did think it was a toss up between Cold Play and Plant/Krauss. It was too close to call.

     
  2. Shrewspeaks

    February 9, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Okay who has vid of Whitney? I missed it and can’t find it anywhere…links people I need links!

     
  3. colette

    February 9, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    As the resident Motown Maven here, I was glad to see the Four Tops tribute. But — hello? You had Al Green on hand people! Al Green! He sings a Motown medley at every show he does, and is his brilliant self.

    Also, can I get witness here: why is Justin Timberlake EVERYWHERE in every recent Grammy show? I mean, he was in so many numbers. And Keith Urban too!

    Timberfake sang more of “Let’s Stay Together” than my beloved Al did. And if ever that was a time for one of the neo-soul people (Neo, or Raphael Saadiq, who really got stiffed last night — more about him later) to step up to the plate.

    I want to declare a Timberlake Moritorium! And it’s not just because he so crudely dissed Taylor Hicks way back when….

     
  4. huckleberryfriend

    February 9, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    I would love to see more of these type of collaborations – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss are special. The Crossroads series on CMT has produced some great surprises – Dave Matthews and Emmylou Harris, Heart and Wynonna, Kelly and Reba, Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr, etc.

     
  5. little Deb

    February 10, 2009 at 8:29 am

    Bruce Springsteen won Best Rock song for Girls In Their Summer Clothes? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4h8tYMdhIk

    I guess Bruce and Best Rock Song aren’t important??????

    I’m with ya on the Timbercrap Moritorium colette. Pulease. I’m going to see the Four Tops and the Temptations on 2/27 AND Van Morrison on 2/28. Wooo Hoooo.

     

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