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Michael Buble

Michael Buble

Date: Oct 24 2005


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There’s been a revival in the lounge-style music of Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack. And leading the way is a young Canadian singer named Michael Buble.
Taylor has never heard of him. Listen to Dave tell Taylor about ‘The Bube.’


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Taylor:  So who is this, ah, Michael Buble fellow you were talking about?

Dave:  Yeah, Michael Buble, he’s kind of a lounge, cabaret-style singer.

Taylor:  Uh huh.

Dave:  I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Bangkok like two years ago and on their local train system they were playing his music and videos on the tv screens non-stop. Um, it was kind of overkill but I really fell in love with the guy, now. I like his music a lot.

Taylor:  Is it jazzy? Does it have vibes or guitar? Or what kind of, ah, you know, instrumentation?

Dave:  Yeah. There’s not much. He mostly just a vocal singer, kind of harkens back to the Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra.

Taylor:  Crooner.

Dave:  Yeah, exactly. He’s kind of an old crooner. Um, he’s nice. He’s different than, like, Robbie Williams. You know who he is?

Taylor:  Less pop.

Dave:  Yeah.

Taylor:  Yeah.

Dave:  Robbie Williams was in a boy band in Britain and then that kind of fizzled, that part of his career. So now he’s kind of doing this cabaret-style. But he’s only doing it as a pick-me-up.

Taylor:  Right.



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Michael Buble is hot and getting hotter. His song Home has hit the billboard charts and isn’t going away. Plus his own music, ‘The Bube’ has covered classics by Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison and The Beatles.
Check him out. He’s good stuff.



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United States

Michal is a good singer.

04:10 PM Apr 22 2015 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

liked it…....

04:09 PM Apr 22 2015 |



United States

I love him he a good singer.


04:06 PM Apr 22 2015 |




I like Buble’s Home, it’s like a blast over here in our country! And my mom loves it too!

04:32 AM Nov 05 2005 |




I like it… i was expecting more questions

11:06 PM Oct 31 2005 |



It’s a good lesson.
Thanks for It.

07:47 PM Oct 31 2005 |

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