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Tony has already said otherwise here, and I trust his assessment, but I still wanted to post here for the record, because the claim is made in print and could come up again. Basically, the CD booklet for The Count's Countdown credits Louise Gold as The Countess singing "I Could Have Counted All Night". The performance is identical to the sketch as it appears on screen in Episode 3228. I honestly can't tell if it's Gold or Brill or whomever (Tony says it's Fran Brill), but a) are we absolutely sure, and b) is the same performer doing the speaking and singing voice? Here are clips of both:

Again, I'm sure Tony is probably right, but I just wanted to put this out there to be sure. Also, I can't imagine why Gold would have received the erroneous credit. Other than Episode 213: The Count's Vacation many years later, I don't think Gold ever played the Countess, and I don't think she's on The Count's Countdown otherwise. β€”Scott latest?cb=20200820192427 (talk) 13:11, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

Yes, the voice is the same and not Louise Gold. The same CD lists Fran Brill as the Countess' Mother and it's Julianne Buescher. In general, those CDs have had a tendency to goof, or list right performer as a character not on the album, to say nothing of name typoes and so forth (while several of the older records had a static cast list which they just pasted regardless of which characters or performers were on that particular album). An errata page for CDs would be fairly long. Also, for vocal reference, Fran Brill's official site still has assorted voice demos (character, commercial, etc.) which may help: https://franbrill.com/voice-demos -- Andrew Emoji-drool.gifAdminsig.png 23:45, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
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