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The Compulsive Researcher (and a visit to the Brill Building)

As far as I’m concerned if you don’t come home from vacation tired and sore you must be doing something wrong. If I don’t hobble off the plane and limp for a week then I have failed. 525 more words

One more kick at magic...

As with most musical themes, the subject of magic could go on for multitudinous posts… but it is enough to say that it is referenced regularly by lyricists.   382 more words


Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

There may be no better soundtrack to my youth than Carole King’s Tapestry album. I heard that album day and night for years through the wall that separated me from my two older sisters’ room. 707 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