Memories Are Made Of this
MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS
Words fall short from describing what Jon’s incredible performances make you feel while listening to this GORGEOUS, AMAZING ,MASTERPIECE CD .The song selection is outstanding. Jon is so richly and uniquely talented a truly gifted artist but to be able to listen to Jon’s beautiful voice singing these touching songs harmony with the other members of his Family have created such an impressive energetic atmosphere that you will be able to feel the vibration deep within your soul.These lyrics will remain in history, because it goes to the very heart of the people . There is definitely a connection between music and what we associate it with that gives it power, or more power if it already has it. One can experience complex emotions listening to these songs .When it comes to exploring emotions of sadness and working through uncertain times/feelings nobody can convey the depth of a song like Jon does , those songs are definitely special to him and it transpires from the way Jon interprets them.
Track #1 & #2 Lovely, tender ballads. You will be amazed at how Jon can sing Elvis’ early songs he sang both songs capturing the same magic, that same unique style and vocal tones that Elvis had at that young age,Jon has really met perfection here. The heart is overflowing with love listening to this .If you love Elvis’ early version of these songs these covers will blow you out completely, they display Jon's talents and style to perfection .Listening to this is like a jump in the past. Jon and his Daughter sound so beautiful singing together their voices blend in perfectly Track #3 is a gem! When I first heard it from Elvis( who sang the opening lines during the 69 recordings at the American Sound Studios), it was awesome but I was sad it never got finished ..This will move you in a way that is hard to describe. Indeed a SPLENDID ,WARMLY HEARTED performance that will leave you speechless. Track # 4 this is one of those songs that literally rip your heart from your chest, especially for the intensity and sensitivity with which Jon interprets this , he pours out his heart and soul completely on this performance and that is clearly “felt “in the heart of the listener .It captures and translates into music the special bond between Father and Daughter Track # 5 No words to describe how beautiful this TIMELESS GEM is!Jon has given a GORGEOUS rendition of this song . Most beautiful version of this song that I have ever heard...it will make you smile through the tears listening to this but hard to smile when the melody sounds so sad. A discrepancy of opinions exists on this song I personally think this is a very emotional song , inspirational and sad at the same time such meaningful lyrics along with Jon’s silky smooth and soothing voice, glimpses of heaven in sight. You will love this duet with his daughter. Many artists recorded this song , but I think Jon’s cover is EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL, it really pierces your heart. I think Jon’s cover of this song captures and conveys better than any other cover the original idea behind this song with which Chaplin first wrote the music of this song .Track # 6 A instant classic! I give it the same amount of stars that are in the heavens..You will definitely skip a beat hearing this song, it is EMOTIONAL and POWERFUL at the same time, and Jon puts so much emotion and feeling into this song, his voice is so heavenly beautiful .It is poetry arrangement of music , the spoken part helps increase the emotion and once again the voices blending are so beautiful. For all my life I thought no man would dare try to "improve" on this cause I erroneously thought nobody could improve on something that was already PERFECT. Jon has proved me wrong with this new brilliant new cover .Track #7 If there is a category somewhere called "Immortal songs," this one and its interpreter,Jon, belong in that category. MAGNIFICENT SONG BEAUTIFULLY PERFORMED and amazing vocals. The most beautiful description of love I've ever heard!!! Very deep and soulful I always liked the original by Bette Midler, but no comparison with Jon’s cover .EXTRAORDINARILY AWESOME and powerful performances .Track # 8 Is EMOTIONAL and powerful at the same time, Regardless how many times you will listen to this song ,you’ll never get enough of it .This wouldn't seem to be an easy song to sing but Jon sings it effortlessly. Great, poignant lyrics, nostalgia all the way through the pathos of remembrance in this song is incredible. Listen to the lyrics, no one has ever come close to the phrasing and beauty of Jon's singing , Deep sadness often deepens love and can help create awesome things , this song is tangible proof of it . What an AMAZING PERFORMANCE.Once again Jon nailed it in every single way, many recorded it but it's extraordinary how he can take almost any song and "own" it, now he has made this song immortal .Track#9 it is emotional and powerful at the same time, along with Jon’s golden voice so smooth and rich with emotion ironically it makes you think of quiet, small, whispering waves on a quiet sunny spring day,a lot of people will relate to some of the lyrics Track #10 This brand new take is a GEM! The excellent lyrics come through beautifully and Jon's performance is EXCELLENT, the voice is pure gold the melodies are catchy the mix and sound is incredible.A truly memorable song is one you get stuck in your head, and you never forget, a song that can either carry away your depression or aid your happiness and this song has all the most indispensable components which ‘a GREAT SONG requires.
Whether you will listen to the songs with headphones or on speakers , the sound is perfect and fluid , crystal clear and crisp in each single song.Jon’s masterpiece collection of recordings - just seems to get greater with every passing year, ….and probably it was meant to be in this way …All I can say is Thank you Jon for these slices of paradise to brighten the world and for bringing back with your talent true wonderful music , the world must have been a different place when the general population listened to music like this…and Jon is bringing it all back for us.They don't make them like this anymore, a true voice, a true talent... still remained unmatched. Those songs are gifts held in the heart and in the soul …. And Jon is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and talented people in the world, I'm glad to have lived and been privileged enough to witness A must have CD for everyone who really truly enjoys listening to the most beautiful music and voice ever!Highly recommended!
Reviewed by: Lulamy from Italy.