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by ron hertel
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Dionne Album
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: New Dionne Album

..... Hoping for the best - while fearing the worst! .... Heard somewhere that the initial single release may be another take on "What The World Needs Now". You may recall that prior to the release of "Dionne Sings Dionne" 20 years ago - a 4 track CD was released with 4 versions ...
by ron hertel
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: RIP -Michel Legrand
Replies: 17
Views: 854

Re: RIP -Michel Legrand

We're all diminished by the loss of anyone who has enhanced our lives. ..... Appreciate all your great contributions Michel! ..... R.I.P.

Ron
by ron hertel
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Elvis Costello album
Replies: 57
Views: 7527

Re: New Elvis Costello album

... Burt's finest would require a "48 hour" Concert. ... So much of his greatest work is known only to his avid fans and admirers. .... Understandably his Live Concert repertoire is largely made up of his most commercially successful work! ... Always hoped that years ago Burt & Dionne ...
by ron hertel
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Streisand "Walls"
Replies: 6
Views: 1495

Re: Streisand "Walls"

I generally do not appreciate politically charged statements when attending entertainment events. ... We are bombarded with these varying opinions from all sides on a daily basis through our media news outlets. ... There is a place and time for everything that will not interfere with the enjoyment o...
by ron hertel
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Who is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Re: Who is this?

.... OLIVER BACHARACH ... BILL CANTOS ... SUE MAIN ... ELIZA JAMES ... DONNA TAYLOR ... BURT BACHARACH ... JOHN PAGANO ... JOSIE JAMES
by ron hertel
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Who is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Re: Who is this?

........ HELEN REDDY .........
by ron hertel
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concert choice
Replies: 32
Views: 4072

Re: Concert choice

Michel - Given the choice 25 years ago I'd have chosen Dionne!
by ron hertel
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1212
Views: 335197

Re: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)

... Good call Blair! ... I would have never known this existed if you had not posted this link!

Ron
by ron hertel
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P. ... Vincent Cole
Replies: 19
Views: 3847

R.I.P. ... Vincent Cole

... My friend and one of Burt's most devoted admirers passed away last week. ... Vincent Cole posted 788 times since joining this Forum in 2004. ... He would travel around the country to attend Burt Bacharach Concerts. He had scheduled a trip with his wife to join me and my wife for Burt's August 3r...
by ron hertel
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: With A Voice
Replies: 19
Views: 3952

Re: With A Voice

I agree 'blue' Last night - Another great evening with Burt and The San Diego Symphony. Biggest audience response was to John Pagano's performance of "With A Voice" which Burt introduced with comments on the HOT weather in Europe experienced during their 12 performance tour which ended thi...
by ron hertel
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Life to see another day: new song!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1465

Re: Life to see another day: new song!!!

Davide:

Thank you for posting this. ... Easy to envision Josie James, John Pagano & Donna Taylor performing this in concert (or even recording it!). Hope they include this in this evening's performance with the San Diego Symphony. ... Looking forward to it!

Ron
by ron hertel
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: With A Voice
Replies: 19
Views: 3952

Re: With A Voice

Blair: Give it a "fair chance". .... Looking forward to hearing it "live" next Friday (not a cell phone recording). ... I have always disagreed with you that Burt's work with Carole were "almosts" ... There's some good stuff contained in those Arista CD's and I'm not re...
by ron hertel
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: With A Voice
Replies: 19
Views: 3952

Re: With A Voice

.... BIG QUESTION now - who will record the "definitive version" .... Hope John Pagano gets an opportunity!
by ron hertel
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: With A Voice
Replies: 19
Views: 3952

Re: With A Voice

Martin Johnson & Sara D

One of those songs that you love the first time you hear it! ... John's vocals are excellent and I'm really looking forward to seeing it "live" when Burt performs here in San Diego with The San Diego Symphony on August 3rd! .... Thanks for posting!

Ron
by ron hertel
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Cover of "The Balance of Nature"
Replies: 6
Views: 2885

Re: New Cover of "The Balance of Nature"

Layne:

Your admiration for Burt shines through on this heart felt interpretation of this timeless song. Looking forward to you sharing some more of your own compositions in the near future!

RonH

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