glory years - Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford
and "Dandy" Don Meredith. Fond memories
of that series and of those three sports
icons, who are all gone now, were the
for the memories, Frank. Thanks
for being a solid pro at all times
Sarah Collins singing "I'm Gonna Run Away From You",
"Why Don't I Run Away From You?" You, the voters,
have determined which of these postively pugilistic
practitioners came out on top. The results are in
and the champion will be crowned shortly.
I'll be back in 60 seconds.
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Tami Lynn's recording "I'm Gonna Run Away From You."
from a life threatening brain tumor. Today she delights
untold numbers of fans with her live club shows and
YouTube videos singing covers of Motown and
Northern Soul classics. Sarah's shot-at-home
karaoke style vids are basic. She doesn't
have the advantage of a recording studio
with all of its bells and whistles. To me
that makes her performances all the
more impressive. Kiki Dee's version
is one of the great Brit pop recordings
of the Sixties but Sarah Collins stole
my heart and my vote by singing
"Run Away From You" with
joy and soulful authenticity.
the BOTB and for a while it looked like
Kiki might "Run Away" with a win, but
the tide turned and, in the hours and
days that followed, a greater number
of people voted for Sarah Collins.
there were five. Now there is only one:
Anne O'Leary. Congratulations, Anne.
You're a sista O'Shady from another lady!
their perfect scores and join Anne
as my matchmates? Stay tuned.
It will be fun to find out.
a gentleman and a scholar...correction!
As the banal colloquialism suggests...
two out of three ain't bad.
on most of these ABC stations. Till then,
this is Howard Cosell...so long for now!
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