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Encyclopedia > Tony Macaulay

Tony Macaulay (born Anthony Instone, April 21, 1944, England) is an author, composer for musical theatre, and songwriter, though it was the latter that made him a household name early in his career. April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ...


In the early 1960s he worked as a song plugger for Essex Publishing, then moved to Pye Records as a producer. It was here that he had his first major success with The Foundations, when they recorded 'Baby, Now That I've Found You', a song he had co-written with John MacLeod, and it topped the UK charts in 1967. Further hits came with songs such as Marmalade’s 'Baby Make It Soon' and 'Falling Apart At The Seams', which he wrote on his own, as well as many with collaborators, among them Long John Baldry's 'Let The Heartaches Begin'; The Paper Dolls' 'Something Here In My Heart', and Pickettywitch's 'That Same Old Feeling', also with John MacLeod; The Foundations’ 'Build Me Up Buttercup', with Mike D'Abo; Scott Walker’s 'The Lights of Cincinnati', The Hollies' 'Sorry Suzanne', The New Seekers’ 'You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me', and David Soul’s 'Silver Lady', with Geoff Stephens; Edison Lighthouse’s 'Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)', with Barry Mason; Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon’s 'Blame It On The Pony Express' and Andy Williams’ 'Home Lovin’ Man', with Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway. Pye Ltd. ... The Foundations were a British soul band, active from 1967 to 1970. ... John Matthew MacLeod (born October 3, 1937 in New Albany, Indiana) is a former basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ... Marmalade is a sweet conserve made from fruit, sugar, and (usually) a gelling agent. ... John William Baldry, popularly known as Long John Baldry (January 12, 1941 – July 21, 2005) was a pioneering British blues musician. ... Mike dAbo is a British singer and songwriter, best known as the former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann. ... Scott Walker can refer to more than one person: Scott Walker (singer) (born 1943), singer Scott Walker (politician) (born 1967), county executive of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Scott Walker (boxer) (1969-2004), boxer Scott Walker (hockey player) (born 1973), professional hockey player Scott Walker (the ultimate beast) (born 1983), professional degen... The Hollies The Hollies are a British rock and roll band formed in the early 1960s. ... The New Seekers was an Australian pop group, formed in 1969 by Keith Potger after the break-up of his group, The Seekers. ... David Soul on-stage in 2006 as Mack Sennett in Mack & Mabel David Soul (born August 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American-born actor and singer best known for his role as the handsome police detective Ken Hutch Hutchinson in the cult television program Starsky and Hutch (1975... Geoff Stephens (born October 1, 1934, London), began writing during his amateur theatrical days when he wrote songs and sketches for musical revues presented by his own company, the Four Arts Society, while working as a school teacher, air traffic controller and silk screen printer. ... The pop group Edison Lighthouse was primarily the vehicle of session vocalist Tony Burrows; the groups lone top 40 hit, 1970s Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows), was one of four simultaneous U.K. Top Ten records scored by Burrows under different names (the others were White Plains My... Barry Mason was a leading British songwriter of the 1960s, with many gold and platinum awards for works including such songs as Love Grows, The Last Waltz, Here It Comes Again, Les Bicyclettes De Belsize, There Goes My First Love and Delilah. ... Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon were a US vocal soul group, who had major UK hits with Breakin Down The Walls of Heartache (1968), Sweet Inspiration (1970), and Blame It On The Pony Express (1971). ... Andy Williams This page is about the singer. ... Roger Cook may be: Roger Cook, songwriter Roger Cook, investigative journalist This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Roger John Greenaway (born August 23, 1938, Fishponds, Bristol, England), is a popular British songwriter, best remembered for his collaborations with Roger Cook. ...


Much of his attention in the early 1970s was diverted by a protracted legal dispute with his publishers. He won his case on appeal in 1974, in a landmark decision which encouraged other artists to challenge the terms of their contracts.[1] By this time he had begun to write for musical theatre. His first collaborations for the stage were with playwright Ken Hill on Is Your Doctor Really Necessary? in 1973, and on Gentlemen Prefer Anything the following year. Ken Hill (January 28th, 1937 - January 23rd, 1995) was a critically acclaimed British playwright, and theatre director. ...


He was the music coordinator for the movie Never Too Young To Rock (1975), and wrote the music for Windy City, a musical in two acts based on The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur, with book and lyrics by Dick Vosburgh, which was premiered on stage in 1982. Later he turned to writing thrillers. The nickname Windy City has been applied to at least two cities: Chicago, Illinois - the most famous Windy City Wellington, New Zealand This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... The Front Page was originally a play written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. ... Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 – April 18, 1964) was one of the most prolific of all Hollywood screenwriters, even though he professed disdain for the motion picture industry, and a human rights and Zionism activist. ...


 
 

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