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by ron hertel
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Middle age crazy OST
Replies: 5
Views: 3258

Re: Middle age crazy OST

blue:
You're absolutely right! ... Despite Carole's "thin vocals" - it remains one of my favorite albums. ... Saw them perform the entire album live at the Roxy Theater in Los Angeles at the time of its release. ... A very special evening at a very intimate venue!
Ron
by ron hertel
Thu May 16, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P.—Doris Day
Replies: 9
Views: 4316

Re: R.I.P.—Doris Day

..... One could speculate endlessly on the posts above. ..... The one thing I am convinced of is that Jackie DeShannon is second only to Dionne as the best interpreter of Bacharach's unconventional compositions. She should have been Burt's "go to" choice after the bitter breakup of the Bur...
by ron hertel
Mon May 13, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Burt
Replies: 3
Views: 2771

Re: Happy Birthday Burt

... Keep thinking that Burt - or - at least "Burt's People" read posts on this forum. ... In any event - I believe Burt is somehow aware of the admiration we have for his unparalleled accomplishments and continue to wish him well as he continues to compose and perform through the coming ye...
by ron hertel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Version of What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick
Replies: 8
Views: 4677

Re: New Version of What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick

face:
Are you saying the version included on the new CD of "What The World Needs Now" was recorded 16 years ago??? . She's recorded that song many many times. ... I thought this might be NEW!
by ron hertel
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: ...Or This (Maybe Closer to the Comfort Zone)
Replies: 3
Views: 3268

Re: ...Or This (Maybe Closer to the Comfort Zone)

I really like this Blair! ... I will check out some of this Brazilian artist's other recordings. ... Agree with your "little known here" comment - I discovered another International star (from Spain) - Alejandro Sanz after seeing him perform 2 songs on a Christmas special which also featur...
by ron hertel
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Dionne Album
Replies: 7
Views: 7559

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: 18
Views: 15207

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: 28717

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: 3868

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: 2390

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: 2390

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: 25446

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: 1227
Views: 436561

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: 8520

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...

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