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by nowmedical
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Dionne Album
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: New Dionne Album

The only really good song she had since then was Captives of the Heart, which turned out to be written by... you know who...
by nowmedical
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach and Joss Stone, London, July
Replies: 4
Views: 380

Re: Burt Bacharach and Joss Stone, London, July

The stalls area is now exclusively for dining.
What is going on?
by nowmedical
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concert choice
Replies: 32
Views: 4082

Re: Concert choice

Thanks pjmls, seats in row 8 booked! But note - it's at the Festival Hall, not Ronnie's.
by nowmedical
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dublin Jul 20th 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Dublin Jul 20th 2019

My sources tell me he's playing Dublin next summer...
by nowmedical
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 51
Views: 15324

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

Martin I'm completely persuaded that you are dead right. The last 30 seconds of the title track - call it a coda if you want - is top drawer.
by nowmedical
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019

This meteorological theme could run and run...
by nowmedical
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019

Hahaha great selection blue!
by nowmedical
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: Bacharach in the UK Summer 2019

My sources say Burt doesn't like the heat of LA in July and prefers the more temperate UK, hence his annual visits for the past few years.
by nowmedical
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 51
Views: 15324

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

A few days after the concert I tweeted Andy Connell to tell him about the sound quality. He was kind enough to reply, and said no one else had mentioned it to him. Perhaps everyone else was being polite...
by nowmedical
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 51
Views: 15324

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

I entirely agree. I was in the balcony, and by the time the sound reached there it was often a thumping mess. Bit like a school disco from the 1970s.
by nowmedical
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Woman
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: Woman

Is Riverboat on this album? Truly exceptional song, totally evocative of the atmosphere and heat. Music turning into art.
Think La Costa by Natalie Cole.
by nowmedical
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Streisand "Walls"
Replies: 6
Views: 1497

Re: Streisand "Walls"

The CD arrived today. First impressions not great - why mess around with What The World Needs Now, silly background voices. Also if the Bergmans really wrote the lyric to "Walls" then they didn't spend terribly long on it. Just saying, compare with, like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel ...
by nowmedical
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Who is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

next question...

Congrats Ron, spot on. She had a couple of good records back in the day.

Next question:
how many people in this photo can anyone name?
by nowmedical
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Who is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Who is this?

Since none of you lot seem to have discovered Instagram, I thought I might pose a few questions

So who is this?
by nowmedical
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concert choice
Replies: 32
Views: 4082

Re: Concert choice

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