"I Never Cry"

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Blair N. Cummings
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"I Never Cry"

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Tell me Burt didn`t write the music to this chorus. I`ve only recently been reminded of this song because it was the closing theme to a dark comedy called `God Bless America.`
The song is from 73 when Vince/"Alice" (whose band I was too old to be impressed by) was praising Burt in interviews. That was a brave thing to do in that era. I know.
Blue has a photo of the two together that I couldn`t reproduce here for some reason.
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I think this is the photo in question:

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That's a lovely song. Vince/Alice is obviously a man of taste and discernment because apart from admiring Bacharach he's a big fan of Laura Nyro. I remember being really excited by School's Out and Elected as a kid and recall with fondness my parents appalled reaction on seeing him on Top Of The Pops.

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Re: "I Never Cry"

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I was pretty sure that Burt didn`t collaborate on the song (It`s not listed in "Serene Dominic"`s book, anyway).
But I also know that Todd Rundgren, for one, would often add to - or flat-out write - a song without taking a credit for someone he was producing. Since Burt and Vince hung out a bit at one time, I imagined it not implausible that such may have been the case here.
Probably not.

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