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Song of the Day: Two versions of "If I Were a Boy"

Published May 7, 2012 12:36 pm
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No one can sing a hell-hath-no-fury-like-a-woman-scorned song like Reba McEntire, who blew George Strait off the stage last summer when they performed last summer in Utah.

Her cover of Beyonce's "If Were A Boy" shows off her unbeatable interpretive gifts (though the musical backing is a little too slick for my tastes). Just enjoy the voice:


Here is Beyonce's version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWpsOqh8q0M Usually I would take Beyonce over Reba, but not on this song. Which do you prefer?






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