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Music albums by actors/actresses: Which do you own? Are they any good?

Old 03-23-17, 09:53 AM
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Re: Music albums by actors/actresses: Which do you own? Are they any good?

Originally Posted by BobO'Link View Post
Cybill Shepherd's "Cybill Does It...To Cole Porter" is a good album of Cole Porter standards. Nothing spectacular but she does a more than passable job. It's never been released on CD.
I was quite surprised at how well she acquitted herself with album. "More than a passable job" I think is an understatement.

Had both of these when I was just hitting puberty.

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I'd rate Dance Forever as the stronger of the two, but they were both decent adult contemporary vocal collections.

She was a more than capable singer (her first credit I think was providing vocals for the song portions on Josie And The Pussycats) and I actually still enjoy listening to both of these from time to time- though it's probably more nostalgia than the material or execution.
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Re: Music albums by actors/actresses: Which do you own? Are they any good?

Originally Posted by Paul_SD View Post
Had both of these when I was just hitting puberty.

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I'd rate Dance Forever as the stronger of the two, but they were both decent adult contemporary vocal collections.

She was a more than capable singer (her first credit I think was providing vocals for the song portions on Josie And The Pussycats) and I actually still enjoy listening to both of these from time to time- though it's probably more nostalgia than the material or execution.
I didn't know she made any albums.

I did have a poster of Cheryl on my bedroom wall though, when I was a young lad.
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Re: Music albums by actors/actresses: Which do you own? Are they any good?

Anything by Jenny Lewis or fronted by Jenny Lewis is great.
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Not Eve's Plum, or even Eve Plumb, but Marcia Brady herself, Maureen McCormick. I actually have the CD. Here's the title track. No video, just audio.
I have this, its decent... she has a good voice. IMHO, its worth finding the now out-of-print Brady Bunch albums to get her solo songs, such as Little Bird, Ben, and Just A Singin' Alone... She performed Little Bird on American Bandstand...
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Robert Downey Jr. - "The Futurist" ( Album's Wikipedia entry )



I only recently found out about this album that Robert Downey Jr. released back in 2004 (so a few years before his acting career resurgence starting in 2008).

From this video on the album, it seems like the album is mostly slow songs:



I wonder how good it is. Has anyone heard the whole album?
He is great with Sting...
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Her output from the 1980s is probably more like guilty pleasure fluff, but I always thought Pia Zadora had a good singing voice. She was nominated for the Grammy for this song:

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Anything by Jenny Lewis or fronted by Jenny Lewis is great.
I agree!
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Her output from the 1980s is probably more like guilty pleasure fluff, but I always thought Pia Zadora had a good singing voice. She was nominated for the Grammy for this song:

Meh. Her vocal has too many effects applied to it to be able to tell if she has a truly good voice. Luckily she was always eye candy, so it pretty much didn't matter.
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I actually saw Pia Zadora live, she was the opening act for Frank Sinatra. I remember her having a surprisingly passable voice (I thought it was gonna be horrible).
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