… But that’s not Wayne Newton. And even if I saw the name Gale Garnett, I would have thought it was a guy. First, because Gale, as a name, goes both ways:
Gail Storm (That’s “My Little Margie.” Am I the only one who remembers that show?)
Notice the difference?
And Gale is a name used by superstar jocks:
Or little girls who just want to go home:
OK, that was a trick reference. That’s Dorothy Gale, from Kansas.
But this is about voices, right?
That’s Wayne Newton. You’re going to tell me that’s not the voice on “We’ll Sing in the Sunshine?”
But here’s the real problem. Even when I knew the difference, I couldn’t tell Wayne Newton from Brenda Lee:
But that was the ’60s. You couldn’t tell the boys from the girls. And these weren’t even the hippies.