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Will Fly why do some sing in usa accent (64* d) RE: why do some sing in usa accent 13 Nov 18

I'm usually a libertarian when it comes to performing and accents - do just what you will and accept the consequences is what I say - but, I do share Gozz's comments about non-Americans writing songs and then singing them with an unnecessary American accent. I know a Scottish singer-songwriter whose speaking voice is lovely. He also writes quite good songs - and then destroys their credibility by singing them with an American accent rather than his own lilt.

So, on that particular score, I would give a nod to Dick's original comment.

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