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Cry me a river
"Cry Me A River" has been a magnet for generations of torch singers. What do you think makes this song so special?
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Arthur Hamilton's "Cry Me A River" is a modern standard, a melodramatic song of revenge, but normally sung very quietly.
Listen to Russell Davies on the magic of "Cry Me A River"
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