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"It's really hard to imagine there ever being the kind of impact there was when punk rock happened in the late 70's"*...

The late 1970s pulsated with an electric energy. Conceptual art and interdisciplinary art replaced Minimal Art. Rock musicians and artists alike were graduating from art schools.

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Home of the Brave - Jody Miller

Chart Position: 25

  • Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Top 40 Records

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Orpheum Theatre

For years Broadway has turned to the jukebox musical to fill theaters. Most full of stories that include down on their luck artists and groups who manage to defy all odds and become one of the biggest sensations in the industry. 472 more words


Legendary songwriting duo, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, talk romance, Broadway and new book

“With us, with each other, you, me!” Cynthia Weil joked to Barry Mann. “Yeah I know, we’re married 54 years,” he smiled back.

It’s a love story for the ages, between two artists who helped shape a generation. 423 more words


The real danger of writing a great song when you’re on...

The real danger of writing a great song when you’re on something is that it might get you thinking that the only way to repeat that is by only writing when you’re high. 6 more words

Barry Mann

Beautiful : The Carole King Musical

Very late to the party with this one, but it was a lovely party. All the best ‘jukebox’ musicals are biographical stories of the songwriters / performers whose songs populate them – Jersey Boys, Sunny Afternoon and now Beautiful, the Carole King Musical. 471 more words


Song of The Day: Chico's Girl by The Girls, Susan Barrett, and The Crystals

Three epic and awesome takes on the Weill/Mann penned, Girl Group tale of misunderstood biker boy, Chico. No one knows the tender side that Chico hides from the world.