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November 29, 2015


I aree with your choices 100%, David. Whatever Frank's combination of ego and vulnerability, he sang right to your heart. In my inner ear I can call up the exact quality of that voice, as I can Mabel Mercer's.

Thank you, Joan -- the compliment means a lot coming from you. -- DL

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