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by nowmedical
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach in unexpected places...
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Bacharach in unexpected places...

There I was last night at the theatre version of The Exorcist, currently playing in London's West End, Phoenix theatre. Not surprisingly there's no sound track, just loads of creepy noises throughout. Then suddenly, early in the second half, wholly inexplicably, came about 15 seconds of Wives and Lo...
by nowmedical
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 22
Views: 1908

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

pljms, it's not just the bridge, the whole song is sublime. Thanks for posting.
by nowmedical
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 22
Views: 1908

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

As we're having a SOS nostalgia session, maybe we should each nominate our favourite ever SOS song? I go for Precious Words, and the extraordinary instrumental version on the Kaleidoscope World CD. Oh and Martin, if he ever comes back to the RAH I'll buy you a beer (although probably bottled stuff o...
by nowmedical
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 22
Views: 1908

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

Speaking as someone who was at both concerts ...brag brag ... I remember SOS rightly being in awe of who they were supporting. Their concert at the Jazz Cafe was truly superb - we had a table upstairs in the restaurant overlooking the stage, and forget the food the place was rocking. Does anyone els...
by nowmedical
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach & Costello benefit concert
Replies: 16
Views: 614

Re: Bacharach & Costello benefit concert

That clinches it! It's youuuuooooooo......
by nowmedical
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach & Costello benefit concert
Replies: 16
Views: 614

Re: Bacharach & Costello benefit concert

Well ok but David is being a bit too much of a tease for me, as I know he has access to the inner sanctum. So if further secrets aren't promptly revealed, I may be unable to resist posting a picture I found on Instagram which I believe is of David himself......
by nowmedical
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Herb Alpert's next album includes new Bacharach-Costello composition
Replies: 13
Views: 1627

Re: Herb Alpert's next album includes new Bacharach-Costello composition

postby bminnick » Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:02 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91YorY0No8Y

This doesn't work on YouTube, but I need to hear this track! What's it called please?
by nowmedical
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Dionne
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Happy Birthday Dionne

She's just announced a London concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 2018:

https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets ... e-warwick/
by nowmedical
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach
Replies: 178
Views: 39261

Re: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach

re: Amanda

marvellous, but why would Burt and Hal produce a soundalike song for other songwriters?
by nowmedical
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Magic Moments of BB
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: Magic Moments of BB

I agree with you about the Barbican. My parents live there, and on weekends and holidays it's deserted, tumbleweed.
by nowmedical
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Magic Moments of BB
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Magic Moments of BB

There's another of those best of BB concerts on at the Barbican at Christmas:

https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2017/event/the-magic-moments-of-burt-bacharach

I saw this at Cadogan Hall a couple of years ago, and it was surprisingly good.
by nowmedical
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Smaller venues ilke the Blue Note
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Smaller venues ilke the Blue Note

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