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by mark
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: The look of love box set
Replies: 1
Views: 1985

Re: The look of love box set

Davide Bonori is our resident discography expert and far more qualified to answer this question, but I'll give it a shot. I'm not sure what country you're in, but first, there was the standard U.S. release The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection (1998: Rhino R2 75339), which included three d...
by mark
Wed Nov 10, 2010 9:10 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Linda Dorotez
Replies: 3
Views: 2176

Re: Linda Dorotez

Sad, sad news. I can't remember when we first corresponded or even if it was she who contacted me or me who contacted her, but I know that from the time this website entered her radar, she was wonderfully helpful and supportive. Almost all the updates I've posted in the last few years have come from...
by mark
Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: THIS HAPPENED LAST TIME MARK WENT ON HOLIDAY
Replies: 8
Views: 3438

Re: THIS HAPPENED LAST TIME MARK WENT ON HOLIDAY

We went here among other places. (Apologies for the shaky video; I shot it with my iPhone.)

by mark
Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Promises Promises 2CD set from Kritzerland
Replies: 12
Views: 5790

Re: Promises Promises 2CD set from Kritzerland

Thanks, Joe, but I tried the Kritzerland site again and, strangely, the sold out message was gone. Needless to say, I bought a copy on the spot. I'll probably eventually pick up the revival cast recording, but I've gotta say listening to the online audio samples of Sean Hayes just made me realize ho...
by mark
Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Promises Promises 2CD set from Kritzerland
Replies: 12
Views: 5790

Re: Promises Promises 2CD set from Kritzerland

I snoozed and I losed. The Kritzerland website says it's sold out. :(
by mark
Sun Apr 25, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Promises, Promises Revived...
Replies: 2
Views: 2119

Re: Promises, Promises Revived...

Great review! Thanks, nymusicalsguy!
by mark
Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Discussion Board is STale
Replies: 46
Views: 20759

Re: Discussion Board is STale

Alternate takes for many of the Warwick/Bacharach/David recordings are also stored in Warner's vaults...Who Is Gonna Love Me, I Say A Little Prayer, A House Is Not A Home, In Between the Heartaches and several others have actually been included in US and foreign compilations. And a little known fac...
by mark
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt's health problems
Replies: 5
Views: 5771

Re: Burt's health problems

I haven't posted anything because I haven't gotten any "new" news. The only "inside" connection I have through Burt's publicity people, and they told me last week that while there is nothing to report officially, Burt is recovering well. Until I hear anything else, that's all I can say.
by mark
Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Official news release on Burt's surgery
Replies: 11
Views: 5251

Official news release on Burt's surgery

Bill beat me to the punch with his post, but attached is the full text of the news release regarding Burt's recent surgery. BURT BACHARACH RECOVERING FROM BACK SURGERY IN LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES, January 4, 2010 – Legendary composer and conductor Burt Bacharach is recovering from back surgery at a h...
by mark
Mon Sep 21, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt `s Music On Surround System
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

Re: Burt `s Music On Surround System

The recording industry is desperately searching for something--anything--to boost sales, and a few years ago they tried SACD and DVD-A to see if people would respond to higher fidelity music with the bonus of 5.1 mixes. The public collectively shrugged. The problem is that relatively few people are ...
by mark
Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Harry Connick new album....
Replies: 3
Views: 2387

Re: Harry Connick new album....

Ha ha. No, I didn't really hang out with Harry. The closest contact I had with him was in Summer School. We both failed Algebra 2. :lol: It still kind of blows my mind he's such a big star. In high school he was more of a class clown than anything else. I remember he used to give concerts during lun...
by mark
Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Harry Connick new album....
Replies: 3
Views: 2387

Re: Harry Connick new album....

I went to high school with Harry. Just thought I'd throw that in... ;)
by mark
Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: That old Dylan / "Raindrops..." story
Replies: 18
Views: 8768

Re: That old Dylan / "Raindrops..." story

I thought the Dylan story originated with B.J. Thomas, but I could have sworn there was an interview with Hal David somewhere where he debunked the story. It's possible Burt and Hal wrote the song "inspired" to some degree by Bob's phrasing or voice, but I can't remember if Hal confirmed that.
by mark
Sun Jul 05, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New italian Bacharach's Facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 2408

Re: New italian Bacharach's Facebook

I don't speak Italian, but I joined anyway. Riparta la gioia! :)