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by blueonblue
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt at the North Sea Jazz Festival 071219
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Burt at the North Sea Jazz Festival 071219

Burt with his son Oliver IMG-20190712-WA0015.jpg Last Friday, Burt and his band performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands. It was great to see my music hero performing for the second time on this event. The last time, and for the first time that i saw him live, in 2009 he performe...
by blueonblue
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Hiromi in the UK
Replies: 19
Views: 2681

Re: Hiromi in the UK

Hiromi is releasing her first solo album in ten years in September under the title 'Spectrum'

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-MLFP2UBlaA

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by blueonblue
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: João Gilberto 1931 - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: João Gilberto 1931 - 2019

It's a shame that this beautiful genre has disappeared from (at least) from the American memory. It did have a large cult audience starting with the Jobim/Bonfa soundtrack for the surprise hit movie Black Orpheus in '59 and ran through the equally surprising success of Sergio Mendes and his variousl...
by blueonblue
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: João Gilberto 1931 - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: João Gilberto 1931 - 2019

Singer, guitarist and composer João Gilberto was a pioneer of the bossa nova genre in the 1960s and sang the Portuguese lyrics on the hit version of 'The Girl From Ipanema'. I find his voice/guitar recording of another Jobim classic, 'Aguas de Marco', almost hypnotic. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by blueonblue
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: 'Everyone Needs Someone To Love'.....Paul Anka.
Replies: 1
Views: 122

'Everyone Needs Someone To Love'.....Paul Anka.

I seem to remember Cliff Richard's version....but not this one ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n1eUnfn9Ms

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by blueonblue
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Middle age crazy OST
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Re: Middle age crazy OST

'Sometimes Late at Night' ....quite possibly Bacharach and Sager's finest hour.

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by blueonblue
Sun May 26, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1224
Views: 392105

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

I disagree with him about 'Painted From Memory'.....but apart from that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbtQ9SnkvVA 'blue' I could have done without the terms "easy listening" and "cheesy". I wonder if he's one of us? Watching the 1962 British film 'It's Trad, Dad', known in th...
by blueonblue
Sun May 26, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1224
Views: 392105

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

I disagree with him about 'Painted From Memory'.....but apart from that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbtQ9SnkvVA

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by blueonblue
Fri May 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: JW - Slipcover
Replies: 14
Views: 1940

Re: JW - Slipcover

blueonblue wrote:
pljms wrote:
blueonblue wrote:Where are the vocals ?

'blue'


blue, it's an album of solo piano renditions.


Apologies, my mistake. :oops:

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by blueonblue
Fri May 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: JW - Slipcover
Replies: 14
Views: 1940

Re: JW - Slipcover

pljms wrote:
blueonblue wrote:Where are the vocals ?

'blue'


blue, it's an album of solo piano renditions.


Silly me, my mistake. :oops:

'blue'
by blueonblue
Fri May 17, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: JW - Slipcover
Replies: 14
Views: 1940

Re: JW - Slipcover

Where are the vocals ?

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