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Best vocal rendition of Amazing Grace?
Old 11-10-2010, 10:49 AM   #1
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Best vocal rendition of Amazing Grace?

This may sound morbid, but since this a retirement board, I guess it is appropriate hahaha

Looking for a good female rendition of Amazing Grace. Why? I want it played at my funeral...but I havent found the version I like...I've heard it maybe 2 or 3 times performed by a woman and it blew me away

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Old 11-10-2010, 11:34 AM   #2
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I like Judy Collins:

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Old 11-10-2010, 11:58 AM   #3
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I like the Joan Baez version. You'll find it on youtube
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Old 11-10-2010, 11:59 AM   #4
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Amazing Judy!! Didnīt know she sang this hymn. Thank you.
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Amazing Judy!! Didnīt know she sang this hymn. Thank you.
here is another good one.


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here is another good one.


Thanks Ha, but I canīt listen to it. Desactivated.
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Thanks Ha, but I canīt listen to it. Desactivated.
Click on the green YouTube bar.

Mmmm....fed, I don't think you'll hear it at your funeral, but who knows?

As for me, sing to me and give me flowers now while I can enjoy them.

When I draw my last breath, just lime me and throw me under the porch.
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man i still can find it. it 'sounded' like a black woman with some serious soul, although i am uncertain (nor does it matter- but might help someone find it!)...and it was a capella
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I always liked the J. C. version WITH the choir -



Never much cared for this song when sung from a traditional hymn book. But when I heard J. C. do it the first time, it gave me cold chills - it still does. Put on the head phones, turn down the lights (or light some candles) and listen to this song.

thefed, I hope you DO hear it at your funeral - from the celestial realms, of course.

Hope it's a long time until you need the song!!
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Take a few moments and listen to this....

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My fave (no words, but we all know them....) party on

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Looking for a good female rendition of Amazing Grace.
Hmmmmm
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Hmmmmm
Ok - yer right. Doc Watson is NOT a girl. So much for multi-tasking....
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I do hope that by the time you need to have Amazing Grace sung at your funeral, Fede, that you'll be old enough to be looking for a version by an as-yet-unborn singer!
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Here's one. She'll probably still be around to sing it when you shuffle off, too.




But this one is my personal favorite.

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man i still can find it. it 'sounded' like a black woman with some serious soul, although i am uncertain (nor does it matter- but might help someone find it!)...and it was a capella
Not a capella, but Mahalia does have some serious soul -

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Maybe not the best..but a bunch of famous folks if you like country music:

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Maybe not the best..but a bunch of famous folks if you like country music:
Wow! This is the best Forum on the whole Internet.

(I guess I have said that before.)
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