Hallelujah! (another poll)

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Hallelujah!

Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
5
21%
Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So
7
29%
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
3
13%
George Handel - Hallelujah Chorus from "The Messiah"
3
13%
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
5
21%
New Christy Minstrels - Song of the Pious Itinerant (Hallelujah I'm a Bum)
0
No votes
The Toys - Hallelujah
1
4%
 
Total votes: 24

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Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby pcqgod » 17 May 2017, 18:57

Pick your favorite 2 from this lot.







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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Neige » 17 May 2017, 19:00

John Cale would have beaten Jeff Buckley, but ok...

Ray Charles is another given for me.
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Count Machuki » 17 May 2017, 19:06

Ray Charles and Handel
sounds like a day in the office, tbh
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Muskrat » 17 May 2017, 19:17

Ray Charles and this

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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby toomanyhatz » 17 May 2017, 19:32

Other: Cale.

Of these it's Ray, though I like the Eddie Cochran version almost as much (great guitar solo!)
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Postby toomanyhatz » 17 May 2017, 19:37

The Toys one is pretty fantastic too. No votes?
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Darkness_Fish » 17 May 2017, 19:50

Cohen.
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby John aka Josh » 17 May 2017, 20:52

Handel was my shoe in vote, then it was a tough decision between Charles & Cohen with the big L taking it. Good call on the Roches.
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby clive gash » 17 May 2017, 21:02

Ray and Beatle George.
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Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 17 May 2017, 21:19

toomanyhatz wrote:The Toys one is pretty fantastic too. No votes?


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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 18 May 2017, 06:20

Ray Fucking Charles.
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby Quaco » 18 May 2017, 06:54

Any of them but the Cohen song (no matter who performs it).
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby K » 18 May 2017, 07:09

No Happy Mondays?
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Re: Hallelujah! (another poll)

Postby fueryIre » 18 May 2017, 08:07

I'd go for John Cale's version. That said, with the song being trotted out every time my wife turns on XF, BGT or TV, I find it hard to listen to Hallelujah without cringing now.

The same applies to that lovely Adele song that Bob Dylan covered in that nasty old man's croak of his
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