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Friday, October 8, 2021

Time for Some Results! ( #BOTB Results )

 



         Is it Friday already?   How'd that happen?!


Battle of the Bands Results

          I'm late according to my usual schedule, but I'm still reporting my results on Friday like I said I was going to do.  In the interest of brevity I'll just give you the results of my most recent Battle of the Bands which saw the duo of Kevin Costner/Amy Grant go up against Astrud Gilberto and son with versions of the song "You Didn't Have to Be So Nice".  

         This was a much closer outcome than I had expected.  I was sure that at least a few voters would go for the sweet duet of mother and son because I knew that there were some solid Gilberto fans out there.  However I didn't expect her version to do so well.

         I like both versions, but my preference is with the Costner/Grant pairing.  My vote brought the outcome closer to a tie, but the "girl from Ipanema" captured the most hearts.


Final Vote Tally

Kevin Costner/Amy Grant      7 votes

Astrud Gilberto & Son            8 votes


Next Battle on October 15th!





3 comments:

  1. Lee,

    Your battle was a tight one unlike mine. My favorite didn't get it but with only one vote separating the contenders then that's a super duper good showdown. Thanks for reporting the results and for checking out how mine went down, my friend. Have a good weekend!

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  2. Well, bummer. Mine missed by one vote.

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  3. LEE ~

    >>... However I didn't expect her version to do so well.

    Although I am definitely one of those "solid Gilberto fans" whom you mentioned (I'm even listening to her as I type this), one reason she may have done even better than expected is because, as I mentioned in my comment / vote, people are sick of the sickness in this country, and that sweet duet with her son seemed to hearken back to a better, more natural time. To me, it was like a much-needed breath of fresh air.

    ~ D-FensDogG
    STMcC Presents BATTLE OF THE BANDS

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Lee