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How to Cover Stairway to Heaven, or any wildly famous song

“After all the years of hearing the song misinterpreted and played backwards and all of that nonsense, I never thought someone would tap me on the shoulder and say, ‘And by the way, that was a lovely piece – and to prove it here’s another way of looking at it.”                                                               Robert Plant

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Love, you didn’t do right by me: the subtle T of heart

We’ve talked about consonants: how important it is to keep them clean and clear when you’re singing at full force (here) and how you can evoke an emotional response from your audience by emphasising just one consonant (here).

Here’s Rosemary Clooney singing Love, you didn’t do right by me. Listen for the subtle difference between the final t of heart and all the other final t sounds

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