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Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947 in New York City, New York) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer best-known for writing the lyrics to many popular songs performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films. March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... New York, New York redirects here. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... Lyrics are the words in songs. ... Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... ...


Bayer Sager wrote her first pop hit "A Groovy Kind Of Love" in 1966 while a student at the New York City High School of Music and Art. It was recorded by a British invasion band, The Mindbenders, whose version was a worldwide hit (it reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100). The song was subsequently recorded by Sonny & Cher and Petula Clark. Phil Collins later redid the song for the film Buster; this version hit number one in 1988. 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts is located near the Juilliard School in the Lincoln Center district of Manhattan, on Amsterdam Avenue between 65th Street and 64th Street. ... For other uses, see British Invasion (disambiguation). ... The Mindbenders (originally called Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders) was a 1960s British Invasion band from Manchester. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ... Sonny and Cher were an American rock and roll duo, made up of husband and wife team Sonny Bono and Cher in the 60s and 70s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For the 2006 Turner Prize nominee, see Phil Collins (artist). ... Buster is the name of a 1988 movie starring musician Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb and Sheila Hancock. ...


Her first recording as a singer was the 1977 album "Carole Bayer Sager" which included a #1 international single, "You're Moving Out Today". The album went platinum in Japan, Australia and the United Kingdom. It was followed by a second album "...Too" (1978), and a third and last album co-produced by Burt Bacharach "Sometimes Late at Night" (1981) which included a top 30 hit single "Stronger Than Before" (later, Dionne Warwick and Chaka Khan recorded). For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Sometimes Late at Night is a 3rd and last album by songwriter Carole Bayer Sager released in 1981. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens on March 23, 1953 in Great Lakes, Illinois) is an American singer best known for her 1984 cover of Princes I Feel For You, and as a member of the funk band Rufus. ...


Many of Bayer Sager's early songs were co-written with her former husband, composer Burt Bacharach. Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ...


She has also collaborated with Marvin Hamlisch, Peter Allen, Bruce Roberts, Neil Sedaka, David Foster, Albert Hammond, Quincy Jones, Michael McDonald, James Ingram, Donald Fagen, Babyface and Clint Eastwood (for film True Crime). Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is a successful composer of film scores. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bruce Roberts (born May 30, 1962) was a Zambian cricketer. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pop singer, pianist , and songwriter often associated with the Brill Building. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Albert Hammond (born on 18 May 1944) is a singer-songwriter, whose family came originally from Gibraltar. ... Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block (1989). ... Cover of The Ultimate Collection from 2005 Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952, in St. ... James Ingram (born February 16, 1956 in Akron, Ohio) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ... Fagen on the cover of his 1982 solo album The Nightfly Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948 in Passaic, New Jersey) is an American musician and songwriter who is best known as co-writer and co-founder of the jazz rock band Steely Dan. ... Kenneth Babyface Edmonds (born April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an R&B and pop singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entreprenuer. ... Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... True Crime is a 1999 film starring (and directed by) Clint Eastwood. ...


Sager has won an Academy Award (six nominations), a Grammy (nine nominations), two Golden Globe awards (seven nominations) and a Tony award (two nominations). She was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1987. The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sager won her Oscar for Best Song in 1981 "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do). She shared the award with co-writers Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach and Christopher Cross. The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... The Academy Award for Best Song is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are songwriters and composers. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur is a 1981 film which tells the story of drunken playboy millionaire Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore), who was on the brink of an arranged marriage to a wealthy heiress, Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. ...


Sager received the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1987 for "That's What Friends Are For" which she co-wrote with Burt Bacharach. The song was originally written for the 1982 film Night Shift, and recorded for the movie by Rod Stewart. The song was honored for its 1986 cover version by Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and Elton John, which became a number one hit, raising millions of dollars for AIDS. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards, commonly abbreviated as the Grammys or GRAMMYs ), presented by the Recording Academy known as NARAS, (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thats What Friends Are For is a song composed by Burt Bacharach with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, as the end theme for the Ron Howard film Night Shift (1982). ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Night Shift is a 1982 comedy film, one of Ron Howards earliest directorial efforts. ... Roderick David Stewart (born January 10, 1945) is a British singer who was a member of the Jeff Beck Group and the Faces before embarking on a solo career. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Stevie Wonder (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, named later changed to Stevland Hardaway Morris), [1] is an African American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer and actress. ... Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE[1][2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ...


She graduated from New York University (NYU) where she majored in English, Dramatic Arts and Speech. New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ...


Sager now lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband Robert Daly, former chairman CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and former chairman of Warner Brothers. Daly is currently Chairman (CEO) of the charitable organization Save The Children as well as as an advsior to Tom Freston and Brad Grey at Paramount Pictures (Viacom). Sager and Daly co-chair the Los Angeles Advisory Board of DonorsChoose. Los Angeles, L.A., and LA redirect here. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Warner Bros. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... DonorsChoose logo DonorsChoose is a United States based nonprofit organization that provides a way for people to donate directly to specific projects at public schools (sometimes known as peer-to-peer philanthropy). ...


Carole has one son from her previous marriage, Christopher Bacharach.


May 2006, she was honored at a lunch at NYU's Steinhart School and later that evening received the Distinguished Alumni Award from New York University.


Selected songs

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Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Youve Got Mail is an American romantic comedy released in 1998 by Warner Brothers Films and given significant media coverage leading up to its release. ... Roderick David Stewart (born January 10, 1945) is a British singer who was a member of the Jeff Beck Group and the Faces before embarking on a solo career. ... Thats What Friends Are For is a song composed by Burt Bacharach with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, as the end theme for the Ron Howard film Night Shift (1982). ... Night Shift is a 1982 comedy film, one of Ron Howards earliest directorial efforts. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer and actress. ... Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE[1][2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Stevie Wonder (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, named later changed to Stevland Hardaway Morris), [1] is an African American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... Thats What Friends Are For is a song composed by Burt Bacharach with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, as the end theme for the Ron Howard film Night Shift (1982). ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Diana Ross (born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross[1] on March 26, 1944) is an American pop, soul, and R&B singer and actress. ... Its My Turn is the first single by Keke Palmer. ... 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Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... Original cast recording Theyre Playing Our Song was an original Broadway musical comedy with a book by Neil Simon, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Barbara Cook (b. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2005 A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... The Boy From Oz is a musical featuring the life of singer/songwriter Peter Allen. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

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Carole Bayer Sager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (484 words)
Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947 in New York City, New York) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer best-known for writing the lyrics to many popular songs performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films.
Sager received the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1987 for "That's What Friends Are For" which she co-wrote with composer Burt Bacharach.
Sager now lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband Robert Daly, former chairman CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and a former chairman of Warner Brothersfor 20 years.
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