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by blueonblue
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

Morricone was a Master at blending music and imagery, here's his love theme from 'La tenda rossa' ('The Red Tent')



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by blueonblue
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: 'Midnight Watch' ...new Bacharach / Tashian song.
Replies: 3
Views: 120

'Midnight Watch' ...new Bacharach / Tashian song.

New Bacharach /Tashian composition....



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by blueonblue
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

pljms wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:45 am
It's just been announced that the great Italian film composer has died at the age of 91.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53305397
Farewell Maestro....



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by blueonblue
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Johnny Mandel 1925 - 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 223

Re: Johnny Mandel 1925 - 2020

Johnny Mandel R.I.P.

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by blueonblue
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1249
Views: 577119

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

Rare Burt interview...


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"Ladies first"....what a Gentleman !
by blueonblue
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: 5 new songs by Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian
Replies: 12
Views: 768

Re: 5 new songs by Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian

pljms wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:48 am
Yes, the beguiling intro really draws you into the song and there's a killer chord change in the chorus which occurs on the word "Rome".
That chord change takes you by surprise.....typical Bacharach !

A song that lingers long in the memory.

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by blueonblue
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: 5 new songs by Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian
Replies: 12
Views: 768

Re: 5 new songs by Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian

Absolutely superb !

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by blueonblue
Sun May 31, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: First released recording of 'Knowing When To Leave'
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: First released recording of 'Knowing When To Leave'

I remember the first production of Promises, Promises that I saw was on the London fringe in 1996 and perhaps because the short run was scheduled for August the two overtly Christmassy songs in the score were dropped, so instead of witnessing the wonderful incongruity of Turkey Lurkey Time being pe...
by blueonblue
Sat May 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne 'Promises, Promises (live)
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re: Dionne 'Promises, Promises (live)

nowmedical wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 2:22 pm
Notice how she manages to squeeze in a "thank you" to the crowd at 0.17 whilst singing at top speed. Marvellous stuff.

Thanks for posting Blue. PS get McAfee or something, you keep sending me weird emails...
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Weird emails ?
I'll check that out.

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by blueonblue
Sat May 30, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1249
Views: 577119

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

Liberace plays Bacharach...

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by blueonblue
Mon May 25, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne 'Promises, Promises (live)
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Dionne 'Promises, Promises (live)

Good grief.... it's almost as good as the "studio recording" !
I wonder which year this performance is from ?


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by blueonblue
Sun May 17, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: First released recording of 'Knowing When To Leave'
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: First released recording of 'Knowing When To Leave'

Paul, an interesting "find".....great vocal !
Thanks for posting.

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by blueonblue
Tue May 12, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Maestro
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Maestro

Happy Burt-Day Maestro !

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by blueonblue
Sun May 03, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Where Have The People Gone ?
Replies: 5
Views: 693

Re: Where Have The People Gone ?

Paul, I seem to remember Rex singing (talking it) on a 'Bacharach TV Special' ? 'blue' blue, yes he did and the TV special from 1972 was entitled 'Burt Bacharach: Close To You'. Rex Harrison also sort of duetted with Bacharach on 'I'll Never Fall In Love Again'. The other guests were Isaac Hayes an...
by blueonblue
Sun May 03, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Where Have The People Gone ?
Replies: 5
Views: 693

Re: Where Have The People Gone ?

Paul,
I seem to remember Rex singing (talking it) on a 'Bacharach TV Special' ?

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