IT'S ONLY A BLOG...
Battle of the Banned.
but it's merely a friendly competition
that let's you be the judge.
for your vote, covering the soulful recording
of a U.S. artist. Listen to both covers, decide
which one you like more and cast your
vote when you leave a comment.
The contestants are waiting in the wings
and ready to perform... so let the
Battle of the Banned begin!
"I'm Gonna Run Away From You," written by New York producer Bert Berns, remained uncharted after its 1965 U.S. release, but the single enjoyed much greater popularity in the UK where it was released three times over a ten year period. On the second UK go-around, Tami's tune peaked at #4 on the chart and was a hit with fans of Northern Soul. The single was reissued in 1975 and cracked the UK top 40. Listen to Tami's terrific take!
Do not vote for it... or else!
The two contestants in this battle are a
own fine renditions. Vote for one of them.
singing at home. In no time Sarah won me
over with her excellent covers of past hits.
You can tell by Sarah's delightful smile
and the utter joy with which she sings
that she feels lucky to be alive and
UK artist named Antoinette. The two British
singles canceled each other out and both
flopped. Here's Kiki Dee's power-packed
platter released with the modified title
VOTE FOR ONE OF THESE ARTISTS:
to swing over to my good buddy
Alex J. Cavanaugh's
blog and cast your vote in his
Battle of the Banned!