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by Bruce Bernard Williams
Mon May 13, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P.—Doris Day
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

R.I.P.—Doris Day

Legendary actress Doris Day passed away today at age 97 from pneumonia. Some members of her family were by her side when she passed away. Doris had been discussed in numerous posts on this forum—wishing her a Happy 90th birthday and a Happy 95th birthday along with posts about her career. Her many m...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sun May 12, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P.—Peggy Lipton
Replies: 2
Views: 1541

R.I.P.—Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton who was best known for her role as Julie Barnes in the television show "The Mod Squad" has passed away at age 72 with her daughters and nieces beside her. She succumbed to cancer. She was previously married to Quincy Jones. In 1968, the year she made her acting debut in "...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sun May 12, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Burt
Replies: 3
Views: 1553

Happy Birthday Burt

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday and many happy returns! Just like fine wine, you just keep getting better with age. Thank you for sharing your unparalleled talent with us and believe me, your music makes my next moment possible. I raise my glass in a toast to you on your special day and know that ...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Bacharach/Costello Composition
Replies: 10
Views: 3500

New Bacharach/Costello Composition

"Purse", the new EP by Elvis Costello & The Imposters, will drop Saturday, April 13, 2019 {Record Store Day}. The 12" 180 gram Vinyl release features four {4} songs. Side 1. 1) "Everyone's Playing House" (Bacharach/Costello); 2) "The Lovers That Never Were" (Mc...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Version of What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick
Replies: 8
Views: 3135

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

Thanks BachtoBacharach for sharing the link of which I promptly went to and viewed. Her unmistakable voice sounds great! I scrolled down to the comments and read all 106 of them of which there were only two [2] that were unfavorable. The comments started posting seven [7] days ago. Amazon music show...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: André Previn 1929 - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 7419

Re: Andre Previn 1929 - 2019

André Previn's music will forever be etched in time. I remember (I'm 68) when he won Academy Awards for "Gigi" and "Porgy & Bess" in 1958 and 1959, respectively, while still in his 20's and 2 more for Best Adaptation or Treatment in 1963 and 1964 for "Irma la Douce"...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Dionne Album
Replies: 7
Views: 6047

New Dionne Album

On CBS' "Sunday Morning" broadcast this morning, Dionne was interviewed by Mo Rocca and they discussed her career. It was music to my ears when it was announced that she has a new album coming out this year. Just like the 60's, I eagerly await this new project with much enthusiasm as Dionn...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P.—Nancy Wilson
Replies: 4
Views: 4072

R.I.P.—Nancy Wilson

Jazz great Nancy Wilson passed away at age 81 in California yesterday after a long illness. Affectionately called "Fancy Nancy", she considered herself as a song stylist—an interpreter of lyrics. Her first Grammy Award came in 1964 with "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am", of which ...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Dionne
Replies: 0
Views: 2272

Happy Birthday Dionne

I hope that all your birthday wishes come true and many happy returns! Looking forward to your next project and catching you in one of your concerts. Thank you for sharing your unparalelled magic through the years with us. I wish you and your family a joyous holiday season.
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Update: Elvis Costello & The imposters on TV
Replies: 1
Views: 1885

Update: Elvis Costello & The imposters on TV

On September 29, 2018, I posted that Elvis Costello & The Imposters would make an appearance on "CBS Saturday Morning News" in the "Saturday Session" segment on Saturday, October 20, 2018. However, they didn't and there wasn't a reason given as to why—that sure was very unpro...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Elvis Costello & The Imposters on TV
Replies: 0
Views: 1964

Elvis Costello & The Imposters on TV

FYI: Elvis Costello & The Imposters will appear on CBS' "This Morning—Saturday" on October 20, 2018. Please check your local listings for broadcast time. Here in the Tulsa market it broadcasts from 6:00—8:00 a.m. however down the turnpike approximately 100 miles to Okla. City the progr...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Live To See Another Day
Replies: 5
Views: 2756

Re: Live To See Another Day

Thanks grooverider for sharing access to the "Live To See Another Day" video. In our knowledge and experiences of music being the universal language, one can't help but feel the hope and emotion from Burt's melody, Rudy's words, and Haven's and Angeline's delivery. On August 03, 2018, a po...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach and Tonio K Demos
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: Burt Bacharach and Tonio K Demos

Correction: Please scratch Kenny Loggins' name from my previous post—must've been wishful thinking.
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach and Tonio K Demos
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: Burt Bacharach and Tonio K Demos

Thanks Martyn for sharing Gabriel's access. Unfortunately, she informed me that the title is no longer available and will not be reissued. I am just devastated! If there's someone out there who knows how I can obtain a copy, by all means please, please let me know. She informed me that a new collect...
by Bruce Bernard Williams
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne - Odds & Ends album
Replies: 2
Views: 2088

Re: Dionne - Odds & Ends album

The "Odds & Ends" collection is simply brilliant. There's also three {3} more recent releases that fans may not BE AWARE of, two {2} of which I could include in this post along with the recently televised PBS special "Then Came You" DVD. The third collection of previously unr...

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