Memories – Streisand, Paige, and Boyle

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Memories – Streisand, Paige, and Boyle

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‘Memories,’ one of those great songs that demands great artistry.  Recognized artists like Barbara Streisand and Elaine Page do justice to this song – but how about Susan Boyle.  Page is the artist Susan Boyle claimed as her goal in artistic performance. Which rendition do you prefer.

For my money – no one beats Streisand – I recognize this is an unfair comparison.

Barbara Streisand:

Elaine Page:

In defense of fairness – Elaine Page sang this song live as a role in the play Cats. A proper comparison should include a live performance in the context of story:

Susan Boyle – live on Britain’s Got Talent:

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