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by ron hertel
Thu May 12, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach
Replies: 228
Views: 378560

Re: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach

One of many great songs stored in my memory bank that I had not thought of or heard in years. .... Couldn't help wondering if Johnny Mathis had ever covered this gem. ..... Thanks for posting this link!
by ron hertel
Sat Mar 19, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Interview With Dionne Warwick and WTTW/PBS Chicago 1980 Park West Concert
Replies: 6
Views: 5545

Re: New Interview With Dionne Warwick and WTTW/PBS Chicago 1980 Park West Concert

I heard it was the other way around! ..... Remember she said they really DID NOT need her!
by ron hertel
Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Interview With Dionne Warwick and WTTW/PBS Chicago 1980 Park West Concert
Replies: 6
Views: 5545

Re: New Interview With Dionne Warwick and WTTW/PBS Chicago 1980 Park West Concert

BtoB; Waited a long time to see this Soundstage performance again! .....The opening: "With One More Look At You" - "Are You Watching Me Now" has stuck in my head since I saw her perform it at The Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles and again at the Mill Run Theater in Chicago back in 1980. One of a numb...
by ron hertel
Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane from the O'Keefe Center 1967
Replies: 37
Views: 21880

Re: Dionne Warwick, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane from the O'Keefe Center 1967

..... WHY???? ..... This what a discussion forum is all about!
by ron hertel
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane from the O'Keefe Center 1967
Replies: 37
Views: 21880

Re: Dionne Warwick, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane from the O'Keefe Center 1967

... My only recollection of the media attention surrounding the Warwicke/Spinners collaboration was the following: ..... During an interview at that time Dionne was asked if she would be doing more recording or perhaps a complete album with the Spinners. ... Her response was something to the effect ...
by ron hertel
Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: We Seem to Have Come to Another Halt Here
Replies: 3
Views: 3850

Re: We Seem to Have Come to Another Halt Here

Blair, Mark & fellow BB admirers and posters: Still check out the site on a fairly regular basis and draft responses and even think up fresh topics that will hopefully generate some interest: however, once I start typing I tend to lose my focus, start rambling and then - hit the "delete key". ... Do...
by ron hertel
Wed Jan 06, 2016 1:35 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Libby Titus
Replies: 2
Views: 4243

Re: Libby Titus

....... Both a disturbing and disappointing news story. .... Always loved the "Together" soundtrack. .. I was fortunate enough to run across a promotional copy of the LP "way back when" - just before they "axed" its commercial release. Pleased that it was finally released as a CD.
by ron hertel
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Song
Replies: 3
Views: 4369

Re: New Song

..... Layne:

One of your VERY BEST! .... Keep up the good work - I can envision this song on the "Billboard Hot 100"

Ron
by ron hertel
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1285
Views: 888736

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

Agreed - there will never be another JW or BB. ..... Topping them is an unrealistic scenario; however, being inspired and motivated by their bodies of work should result in some new, unique, recognizable and lasting composing styles that will benefit those in the future who will appreciate good musi...
by ron hertel
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick - From The Vaults
Replies: 14
Views: 9466

Re: Dionne Warwick - From The Vaults

Blair & BachtoBacharach! As a self proclaimed curmudgeon myself (a BB/HD/DW admirer since 1964) - after reading your posts I realized I was also not listening to my music nearly as much these days. ..... I was inspired to open up my iTunes library and started listening to things I had almost forgott...
by ron hertel
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Australian TV Interview
Replies: 13
Views: 7664

Re: Australian TV Interview

Honest and articulate responses to the questions asked of Burt. .... Pleased to hear him acknowledge Dionne's role in affording him the opportunity to take chances and develop his inimitable style of composing. ......... Although Burt is not inclined to focus on a single artist project for the reaso...
by ron hertel
Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick - From The Vaults
Replies: 14
Views: 9466

Re: Dionne Warwick - From The Vaults

In addition to any concerns Dionne may have expressed - there had to be marketing and promotional issues as well. ...... Those 4 Rhino Handmade releases - which were limited to 5000 numbered copies - lingered on the Rhino website for years. .... I was so impressed with the quality and content of tho...
by ron hertel
Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Did Phil Spector write one lyric or compose one note?
Replies: 9
Views: 4515

Re: Did Phil Spector write one lyric or compose one note?

Why was it written?

Why was it recorded?

Why was it released?
by ron hertel
Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Should Burt replace Donna Taylor
Replies: 6
Views: 6884

Re: Should Burt replace Donna Taylor

.... Appreciate what you're saying Blair; however, we can't lose sight of the fact that Burt is doing what he most enjoys doing at the age of 87. ..... Interacting with others as we age contributes to our well being and it is obvious that Burt is doing it the way he chooses. ..... What could be more...
by ron hertel
Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:37 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne Warwick Interviewed by Dan Rather
Replies: 9
Views: 7996

Re: Dionne Warwick Interviewed by Dan Rather

For some unknown reason - I totally missed this topic last year! .... Having spent time with Dionne on 2 different occasions (once here in San Diego and once in New Jersey) I found this interview with Dan Rather to reflect the same one on one sincerity that I experienced. .... Also had the pleasure ...