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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 505

I am really quite grateful that there have been many western songs that have resonated with G.O to the point where he has revisited them on several occasions, letting us hear them more than once. In the early part of his career there were many songs from the Eric Benét songbook that captured G.O’s attention. Beautiful ballads crafted perfectly in melody and lyric that he artfully made his own by wrapping them in his own velvety voice. We have heard G.O sing Benét’s The Last Time a few times. I think his 8 December 2009 T-Store Live Session performance rises above the rest. I revisit it today as a sort of throwback Thursday moment remembering the poise, elegance and exquisite talent of this astonishing young man.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 336

Every moment G.O has the opportunity to sing will always have a place here in this countdown series and will generally find its way into the Vocal Virtuosity archives. Every single one. But I admit there will always be some moments that stand out much like the one I share today where G.O turns a ballad into a tender lullaby in his rendition of Hurricane during a January 2010 visit to the Volume Up radio show.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 130

I didn’t need to ask or even wonder why,
because each question is answered when you’re near.
And I’m wise enough to know when a miracle unfolds,
this is the last time I’ll fall in love.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 80

When neo-soul artist Eric Benét released his second album, Hurricane in June 2005, little did he know the kind of impression that album was going to make on a young vocalist in South Korea. Of the fourteen tracks on Benét’s album, four resonated strongly with our beautiful main vocal man and frankly, I cannot choose a favorite of those four because all are equally amazing. In 2012, however, G.O gave some very special love and attention to Cracks of My Broken Heart.

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[series] 116 Reasons to Love Byung Hee: #10 ~ One More Cover To Love

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Well….shame on me!!!! Thankfully, friend of the blog, Nan, jogged my rusty memory about this one ~ G.O’s heartfelt rendition of Eric Benét’s Still With You, a slice of which he gave us in Episode of 7 of Sesame Player. Perhaps the most embarrassing part of me failing to remember this one is that I actually uploaded the clip to my You Tube channel.

**FANGIRL FAIL**

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