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by steveo_1965
Tue Nov 01, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Garage sale treasure !
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Garage sale treasure !

Agreed Paul! With the exception of the Promises stuff..by that time the piano-cond pts were out there for reference...and these tunes were a lot more accurately portrayed.
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 31, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Garage sale treasure !
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Garage sale treasure !

Blair, Thank you for your response...The lead sheets(which helped the piano arranger) i think were done by Burts NY copyist "Wedo's"who wrote them down from Burts hand written lead line sketch. I have a copy of a couple of these...then they were "done up" by the copyist... There came a time when Bur...
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 31, 2022 12:01 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Sax solo on AOWHAH
Replies: 8
Views: 9954

Re: Sax solo on AOWHAH

Great clue!
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 31, 2022 11:59 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Garage sale treasure !
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Garage sale treasure !

As a young buck, I was so inclined and wanted to believe that this sheet music was touched by the hand of the creator(Burt sitting at the piano) feeding us the information on these pages) It turns out "no"
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 31, 2022 11:56 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Garage sale treasure !
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Garage sale treasure !

I may have talked about this before on here, but you'll be interested to know that back in the day - like during the publication of this book....piano arrangements contained therein were prepared by others based by a couple of sources..what we call "lead sheets" provided by the publisher, and also "...
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 17, 2022 4:00 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Garage sale treasure !
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Garage sale treasure !

Ahh, the memories...this is a great book..I bought a copy at Wallichs Music City in 1970...but its long gone now...
by steveo_1965
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concerts in Japan
Replies: 0
Views: 9413

Concerts in Japan

All upcoming concerts in Japan have been cancelled....pretty much a foregone conclusion, but now its official.
by steveo_1965
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: How Does A Man Become a Puppet vs. She's Gone Away
Replies: 7
Views: 7925

Re: How Does A Man Become a Puppet vs. She's Gone Away

I agree with BLue, it's best as an instrumental...and Burts arrangement on his Make it Easy On Yourself album is genius!
by steveo_1965
Wed May 01, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Version of What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick
Replies: 8
Views: 24640

Re: New Version of What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick

Hey ,
this is not really allied to the topic, but I was shuffling through the Atlantic Records Sessionography of the Drifters from 1963, and saw the the typical lineup of session backup singers (The Gospelaires?) were Dionne, Dee Dee and Doris Troy...!!! : ) If youre reading this, Hi Dionne!
by steveo_1965
Wed May 01, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Les Reed 1935 - 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 23100

Re: Les Reed 1935 - 2019

Hey, I remember hearing Les Reeds Arrangement for Tom JOnes' Its Not Unusual...I so noticed the 5ths in the low saxes in the phase "But If I ever" also the next bar- he did the same thing..these were on minor chords the III and The II chords..he really gave that chart one h*ll of a sound....We have ...
by steveo_1965
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Francis Lai 1932 - 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 16268

Re: Francis Lai 1932 - 2018

Yes Blue,
Good to know on Ennio..heres my favorite "Lai" tune https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnCMTJlyaUs The bridge is breathtakingly beautiful... : )anybody that doesnt smile when they hear that part are dead or they have a tin ear!
by steveo_1965
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Francis Lai 1932 - 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 16268

Re: Francis Lai 1932 - 2018

Hi Blue, Hope you are doing well..I was shocked to see the great Francis had passed..I dont know what I was expecting..as he lived a pretty long life..but one just kind of goes along in life, thinking our heroes are living and with us...yes, it was a shock, and I felt and still feel sadness for the ...
by steveo_1965
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concert choice
Replies: 32
Views: 49442

Re: Concert choice

Hey you all,
you be talkin about Michel Legrand..my favorite by him is a little known tune from a failed movie the title song to Pieces of Dreams , Peggy Lee made the record
Steveo
by steveo_1965
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: R.I.P. ... Vincent Cole
Replies: 19
Views: 27087

Re: R.I.P. ... Vincent Cole

wow...this is shocking! Vincent and I often communicated by text, and a couple of times by phone...
Im wishing the best for his wife Cheryl and the family...this is sad news, indeed!
by steveo_1965
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Blast From The Past
Replies: 7
Views: 11234

Re: Blast From The Past

Hello Armando! Hope you are ding well, and yes they were Blue!: )