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Fri May 25, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Revelations about Dee Dee Warrick
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Revelations about Dee Dee Warrick

I have a few more thoughts about this post, now that I've had some days to let it sink in. Have any of you read Cissy's book, How Sweet the Sound? She is fairly candid about some of the struggles that she has had, particularly the emotional effects of losing her mother at a young age, as well as her...
by face
Wed May 23, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Revelations about Dee Dee Warrick
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Revelations about Dee Dee Warrick

B2B, welcome back! I, too, wish that the Houston family and everyone else would let Whitney rest once and for all instead of continuing to cash in on her pain. I admire Dionne for her reluctance to take part in any of it, even though she could surely use the money!
by face
Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Access to “Extralarge: Black Magic” movie
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Access to “Extralarge: Black Magic” movie

And, of course, the Philip Michael Thomas story is not to be missed. They were dating at the time!
by face
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt's Top 3 songs of all time(I know it's subjective)
Replies: 15
Views: 2008

Re: Burt's Top 3 songs of all time(I know it's subjective)

Burt's two best songs are "Alfie" and "A House Is Not A Home." I never tire of them, and they always make me FEEL something. They're perfect music. As for the third, my first instinct was "Anyone Who Had A Heart," but then I remembered "Looking With My Eyes," ...
by face
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne's Legacy as a Pioneer
Replies: 0
Views: 2364

Dionne's Legacy as a Pioneer

Along with Burt/Hal/Dionne, Earth Wind and Fire sits at the pinnacle of popular music to my ears. I just finished reading Maurice White's riveting autobiography, My Life with Earth, Wind, and Fire (https://www.amazon.com/My-Life-Earth-Wind-Fire/dp/0062329154), and I recommend it highly for anyone wh...
by face
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: 'All Kinds Of People'
Replies: 1
Views: 2439

Re: 'All Kinds Of People'

Amen.
by face
Sat May 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Doesn't America like Burt?
Replies: 9
Views: 4336

Re: Doesn't America like Burt?

When I saw Burt a few years ago here in the US, the venue was full and very enthusiastic. However, it only sat about 2,000 people. Echoing what Blair said, nearly everyone there was on the older side -- there was lots of white hair! The artists from that era (Dionne among them) always say that their...
by face
Wed May 03, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt's house for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2451

Burt's house for sale

Burt has listed his Solana Beach town home for a cool $2.2 million: http://www.latimes.com/business/realest ... story.html. Any takers??
by face
Tue May 02, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Early Dionne Footage
Replies: 0
Views: 2268

Early Dionne Footage

Here's some rare, fantastic Dionne footage from 1965: "For Once In A Lifetime": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-EVLQB0wn0&index=1&list=PLe1jJsfNsZOIRbqUlYs9PwiZPg70TSmeQ "Walk On By": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a31OpCcnSJI&index=3&list=PLe1jJsfNsZOIRbqUlYs9...
by face
Mon May 01, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Eunice David on her new book about Hal
Replies: 1
Views: 2655

Eunice David on her new book about Hal

Hal's widow, Eunice, has written a book about Hal. Hear her discuss it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1yvuIXXGxA. It's great to see Hal getting some attention for a change!
by face
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: OT: New Dionne - "I Wish You Love"
Replies: 0
Views: 2221

OT: New Dionne - "I Wish You Love"

For those of us who know Dionne's version from 1966, this is a poignant revisit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2BiAiz4_Cw. Enjoy!
by face
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: OT: Aretha feuding with Dionne
Replies: 2
Views: 2775

OT: Aretha feuding with Dionne

Can you all believe this foolishness? http://www.cbsnews.com/news/aretha-franklin-slams-dionne-warwick-for-her-comment-at-whitney-houstons-funeral/. I'm kind of concerned because Aretha is one of my all-time favorites, and it sounds like she may be losing her grip a bit. I also thought that Dionne w...
by face
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick - Honoring Clive Davis
Replies: 4
Views: 2906

Re: Dionne Warwick - Honoring Clive Davis

I listened to both songs again, and I agree that this was a defining night of Dionne's late career. This is the "Park West" of her 70s!
by face
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick - Honoring Clive Davis
Replies: 4
Views: 2906

Re: Dionne Warwick - Honoring Clive Davis

Dionne is definitely enjoying a bit of a vocal Renaissance right now, and I love it! What do you think is going on? As much as I love her, I was ready to call for her retirement about 3 or 4 years ago, yet now she is kicking ass all over again! I'm not sure that "I'll Never Love This Way Again&...
by face
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: DJ Khaled, Jay Z, Beyonce, and ... Dionne/Burt/Hal?
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

Re: DJ Khaled, Jay Z, Beyonce, and ... Dionne/Burt/Hal?

Good work, team! I figured it out pretty immediately, since I've gone through periods of listening to the Very Dionne album quite heavily. It's always exciting for me to hear this wonderful music in new contexts!

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