Eydie vs. Linda: Head to Head

As you might know, gentle reader, you know I’m a fan of Linda Ronstadt, particularly her work with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. And I adore Eydie Gorme. But who do I like more? Let’s put it to the test.

Eydie Gorme, “What’s New?” from her album Don’t Go To Strangers:

Linda Ronstadt and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, from What’s New:

I declare it: A TIE.

Just kidding: I am a committed Eydie Gorme partisan, so of course, Eydie wins this one as she wins them all. But Linda Ronstadt comes closest. Plus, it’s a real music video. Remember those? They did them for a lot of oldies.