My Best Beloved and I have long agreed on this, but watching a 2004 Cindy Lauper concert tonight simply reinforced the belief: In the War of the 1980 Songstress Divas, the wrong one won.
(Sorry, Madge. You're a fantastic businesswoman, intelligent symbol wrassler and such - and a keen dancer, too! But really? When it comes to a voice that blows you away, and a heart that powers the voice? Not so much.)