Who Sang it Better? – “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)”
A lot of songs have been sung by multiple artists. The best version is a matter of taste. Some versions are just more “tasty” then others. We’ll have some fun “Who Sang it Better” battles for you to judge. It’s a matter of personal taste….who sang it better? Got a suggestion for a future battle? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know who you’d like to see square off in the… Beach Boogie and Blues Who Sang it Better!
This Old Heart of Mind (Is Weak for You)” is an Isley Brothers song from 1966. It features Ronald Isley on lead vocal. The song peaked at number 12 on the Hot 100 and at 6 on R&B singles chart.
In 1975, Rod Stewart released a remake of this song that charted in several markets. Almost fourteen years after the original recording, Ronald Isley and Rod Steward released a Top 10 duet version of the song in 1990 that reached number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and spent five weeks at #1 on the US adult contemporary chart.
Which version do you like? Who sang it better: The Isley Brothers, Rod Stewart, or the Isley/Stewart Duet?