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by JohnnyD
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Lieber and Stoller stealing music or someone stealing from them?
Replies: 2
Views: 2231

Re: Lieber and Stoller stealing music or someone stealing from them?

If Jimmy Page "had no reason to steal from Spirit", it was because he was too busy stealing from people like Willie Dixon and bands like Moby Grape. Dixon sued the band when they appropriated one of his songs for "Whole Lotta Love" and won an out-of-court settlement. As for the C...
by JohnnyD
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Essra Mohawk an obscure gem similar to Laura Nyro
Replies: 4
Views: 2291

Re: Essra Mohawk an obscure gem similar to Laura Nyro

I'm familiar with Essra Mohawk. Born Sandra Hurvitz, she recorded at least one single in Philadelphia in the mid 1960s using the name Jamie Carter. Then she moved to New York and met Frank Zappa, and recorded an album as Sandy Hurvitz. Then she moved to California and married Barry Friedman, who was...
by JohnnyD
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Carole Bayer Sager's Memoir
Replies: 5
Views: 1402

Re: Carole Bayer Sager's Memoir

I just finished Carole's book, so for what it's worth, here's my reaction. I thought she devoted a reasonable amount of space to her musical collaborations with Burt. As far as what she wrote about the more personal aspects of their relationship, I actually didn't think her depiction of Burt made hi...

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