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The Fabulous Baker Boys This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By Debbie R., Newton, MA

   The title brings you back to the 1940s, where you find Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges each playing a piano and trying to make a living at it. They both realize they need a singer to revive their fading act and audition female singers, most of them lacking vocal chords, and when they are ready to give up, along comes sultry Susie Diamond, played by Michelle Pfeiffer as a jaded young woman who faces what she is and gives such electrifying performances that soon she and the Baker Boys are performing in ritzy hotels.

I personally never knew Michelle Pfeiffer could sing so well. She belts out "More Than You Know", "Can't Take My Eyes Off You", "Making' Whoopee" and "My Funny Valentine", with such vitality that you wonder if she has missed her calling. The Bridges brothers give a lively performance of "You're Sixteen (You're Beautiful and You're Mine)".

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