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by blueonblue
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Troubling news tonight from BJ
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: Troubling news tonight from BJ

Let's hope BJ makes a full recovery....truly great singer !

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by blueonblue
Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach at the London Palladium, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 7199

Re: Bacharach at the London Palladium, 2016

Great "find" Paul ! :D

Thanks.

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by blueonblue
Wed Mar 10, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'
Replies: 15
Views: 945

Re: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'

Paul,
I seem to remember British deejay Tony Blackburn playing "WGTG" quite often on his radio show, but he was about the only one.

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by blueonblue
Tue Mar 09, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'
Replies: 15
Views: 945

Re: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'

B.J. and Ray........B.j sounds just the same has he did in '69..... remarkable !



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by blueonblue
Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'
Replies: 15
Views: 945

Re: Story Behind the Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin'

BoJo sings B.J.....(sorry folks !) :lol:

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by blueonblue
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1262
Views: 665395

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

The "Old Smoothie" !

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by blueonblue
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Two more Bacharach & Tashian songs
Replies: 8
Views: 1281

Re: Two more Bacharach & Tashian songs

There you go....



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by blueonblue
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Two more Bacharach & Tashian songs
Replies: 8
Views: 1281

Re: Two more Bacharach & Tashian songs

They've probably composed enough songs for almost a full album by now.
Let's hope they release one. :D

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by blueonblue
Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1262
Views: 665395

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

The guitar accompaniment really captures the true essence of the song.....superb ! :D

Paul, thanks for posting.

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by blueonblue
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: "Ready Steady Burt!"
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: "Ready Steady Burt!"

More vintage footage of Burt.....and Phil Spector....

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by blueonblue
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: "Ready Steady Burt!"
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: "Ready Steady Burt!"

A recent documentary about the show.......



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by blueonblue
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: "Ready Steady Burt!"
Replies: 4
Views: 832

"Ready Steady Burt!"

Vintage footage of a Burt interview at 33:05 from the classic UK pop show 'Ready Steady Go!' from the mid sixties

It's fun watching the kids trying to dance to a Bacharach song...an almost impossible task! :)

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by blueonblue
Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Make It Easy On Yourself by Amar (1994)
Replies: 1
Views: 766

Make It Easy On Yourself by Amar (1994)

Very unusual sitar arrangement....full of Eastern promise.



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by blueonblue
Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Blue Umbrella with 2 bonus tracks
Replies: 13
Views: 3027

Re: Blue Umbrella with 2 bonus tracks

I think '21st Century Man' is a beguiling gem and the old Bacharach trait of the repeated motif fade ending featuring the flugelhorn and strings wouldn't have sounded out of place on one of his A&M albums from the late 60s and early 70s. As for 'A Quiet Place', although it's an enjoyable listen wit...
by blueonblue
Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Blue Umbrella with 2 bonus tracks
Replies: 13
Views: 3027

Re: Blue Umbrella with 2 bonus tracks

The bonus tracks.....
'A Quiet Place'


'21st Century Man'


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