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« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2018, 09:35:45 PM »

Buckethead, do you like Adrian Baker's "Sherry"? Isn't he really good at imitating Frankie's cool falsetto? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qzIXfm-tkM
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« Reply #26 on: July 04, 2018, 05:03:24 AM »

He does sound very much like Frankie in his prime. I'm not a fan of Frankie's falsetto, though. I do really like his few non-falsetto songs.
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« Reply #27 on: July 04, 2018, 07:33:18 AM »

Which non-falsetto songs? & who's your favorite falsettist?
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« Reply #28 on: July 04, 2018, 09:43:39 AM »

Distinguishing between his singing toward the top of his range and a true falsetto here, I offer December, 1963, My Eyes Adored You, and my favorite Frankie song, Can't Take My Eyes Off You. I find his falsetto much too whiney. Brian's falsetto, to my ears, is the most pleasing. I also like Maurice Gibb's falsetto, which is typically heard only in some of the BG's harmonic blends (see their performance of Nights on Broadway on the Midnight Special). Barry's was OK, although  bit reachy and overused, and Robin had a gorgeous vibrato.
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« Reply #29 on: July 06, 2018, 06:48:32 AM »

Gary Brooker of Procol Harum  still sounds good. He is such an underrated musician-composer.







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« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2018, 04:13:07 AM »

I agree, if YouTube is any indication.
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