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Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Nina Simone

It’s true, you know. Another case of having a tune in my head, undefined, unknown provenance, unexplainable, and being formally introduced to it as a Cole Porter song, sung by everyone from Rod Stewart to Ella Fitzgerald to Dinah Washington to Simply Red to Petula Clark to to Sideshow Bob, upon research for this thing this morning. Jazz STANDARD. I wasn’t sure who was singing it to me (it was probably Sideshow Bob singing it on his Krusty-less tv show, knowing me) so, of a varied and good/bad taste, poignant/schmaltzy spanning litter, i’ve chosen Nina Simone to represent it for me, to you. I haven’t heard enough versions to declare it the best ever performed, but odds are it is.

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