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Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Three
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Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Three

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Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Three

Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Three
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Sounds Like... ?

How would you describe these four voices? Listen and then click on the link below to send us your descriptions.

Listen to Actor Sean Connery
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Listen to Singer and Songwriter Bob Dylan
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Listen to Singer and Musician Odetta
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Listen to Actress Mae West
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Commentator Brian McConnachie has been asking listeners to describe — in poetic language — their impressions of famous voices. In his last challenge, he asked listeners to describe the voices of Jack Nicholson, Norah Jones and Cliff Edwards. You can read those results below.

McConnachie also offers up four new voices: Sean Connery, Bob Dylan, Odetta and Mae West.

Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Two

Vocal Impressions: Hearing Voices, Round Two
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Sounds Like ... ?

Read listeners' descriptions of the voices of Jack Nicholson, Norah Jones and Cliff Edwards.

In December, commentator Brian McConnachie asked listeners to describe the distinctive voices of four well-known personalities: Morgan Freeman, Marilyn Monroe, Truman Capote and Patsy Cline. The results of that challenge are in this story.

Now, McConnachie is issuing a second "Vocal Impressions" challenge. How would you describe the voices of actor Jack Nicholson, singer Norah Jones and singer, actor and musician Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards?

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