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Barry Mann

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The Hit Factory: New York's Brill Building

Retrospective and Interview by David Kamp, Vanity Fair, November 2001

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I spent much of 2001 interviewing the songwriters, machers, and artists of the Brill Building era for this oral history. It was the ...

Don Kirshner: The Pop Factory

Profile by Greg Shaw, The History of Rock, 1982

POP FROM THE production line; that seemed to be the story of the late Fifties and early Sixties. But the production line does not inevitably ...

Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

Retrospective by Greg Shaw, The History of Rock, 1982

MANN AND WEIL were the hipsters of the Brill building set. While Carole King and her friends were basically square, middle-class types who wrote things ...

Barry Mann: Rock & Roll Survivor

Profile and Interview by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, July 1975

Who put the bomp in the bomp-a-bomp-a-bomp?Who put the ram in the rama-lama-ding-dong?Who put the bop in the bop-shoobop-shoobop?Who put the dit in the dit-didit-didit?Who ...

New To You

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 2 September 1961

The Highwaymen 'Michael' ...

Creating Number One Singles, Mann-Style

Profile and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 11 June 1966

DID YOU EVER wonder how the Righteous Brothers came up with 'Soul And Inspiration', how Paul Revere and the Raiders came up with 'Kicks', or ...

Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil: Still Going Strong After 20 Years

Retrospective and Interview by Mark Leviton, BAM, 20 May 1983

HOLLYWOOD — The walls of their workroom are covered floor to ceiling in awards certificates, gold records and photographs of the biggest hit-makers of today ...


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