Choice Cut: Brother Reggie reimagines a Bee Gees classic

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    A great song transcends genres. That is the case for the song “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” The Bee Gees released the song in 1970 and it became their first number one hit in the United States in 1971 and received a Grammy nomination. Al Green gave the song the Memphis soul Hi Records treatment when he included a version on his classic 1972 Let’s Stay Together album. Green’s version still receives regular play on Quiet Storm radio.

    A great song transcends genres. That is the case for the song “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” The Bee Gees released the song in 1970 and it became their first number one hit in the United States in 1971 and received a Grammy nomination. Al Green gave the song the Memphis soul Hi Records treatment when he included a version on his classic 1972 Let’s Stay Together album. Green’s version still receives regular play on Quiet Storm radio.

    Inspired by Green’s version, soul man Brother Reggie shows that a great tune can also transcend eras. Brother Reggie, who made us all take notice of his baritone on his take on the Atlantic Starr classic “Send For Me” earlier this year, showcases his vocal range on his cover of “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” The track will be included on Brother Reggie’s upcoming album UnderCover Brother Vol. 3 Undeniable. If the latest edition of this soulful walk down memory lane is anything like its predecessors, fans will be treated to Brother Reggie’s heartfelt renditions of R&B/soul standards.

    He gives fans a sneak peak of what’s to come with his interpretation of a song made famous by pop and soul royalty. Check out Brother Reggie’s cover of “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,” here. It is our newest SoulTracks Choice Cut.

    By Howard Dukes

    Brother Reggie
    "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart"

     
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