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Review: Broadway San Jose's 'Beautiful' is still wonderful

In my October 2013 review of the world premiere of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” I had compared Carole King to Harry Potter, and even though I had not read that review in some time, that comparison is still apt. 930 more words

The Infinite Jukebox: Mama Cass's 'Make Your Own Kind Of Music'

Mama Cass had two British Top 20 singles in 1969, the second of which, ‘It’s Getting Better’, I’ve already written about in this series. She really should have had a third, in the early part of 1970, with this song, and I remember hearing it on the radio in those early days of catching daytime Radio 1. 510 more words

Soundtrack Of A Lifetime

The Last Time I Made Love - Joyce Kennedy and Jeffrey Osborne

Chart Position: 40

  • Lead vocals: Joyce Kennedy and Jeffrey Osborne
  • Written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Jeff Barry
  • Produced by Jeffrey Osborne
Top 40 Records

The Songwriters - Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil

The way this series is eating up the hits it almost seems like there’ll be none left soon, and here we go again with a sizeable chunk of the 60s treasure trove in one fell swoop. 566 more words

The Arts

ON BROADWAY: THE SONGS OF BARRY MANN AND CYNTHIA WEIL.

On Broadway: The Songs Of Barry Mann And Cynthia Weil.

Label: Playback Records.

Ever since The Brill Building was built-in 1931, it has been synonymous with the music industry. 2,386 more words

Rock

The Delfonics - The Delfonics (1970)

Soul music is a big part of my record collection, and lately when visiting vinyl fares I’ve picked up quite a few classic singles and albums including many purchases just based on a name or record label. 588 more words

1970's Albums

Home of the Brave - Bonnie and the Treasures

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
  • Lead vocals: Charlotte Ann Matheny
  • Produced by Jerry Riopell
  • This song dealt with issues of nonconformity and tolerance at a time when the U.S.
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1965 September Singles