Pavarotti & the Godfather of Soul

Pavarotti’s pop proclivities, including his performances with Sting and Bono, are receiving lots of play on NPR this morning. By contrast the New York Times holds mention of his pop collaborations until the fourth paragraph, the BBC doesn’t mention them at all. Wikipedia lists his success in “multiple musical genres” in the first sentence of its bio. For my money, I’ll take this odd and grand performance with James Brown.

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