|Carole Bayer Sager|
An American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
One of the finest song writers of the modern era.
Sager co-wrote her first pop hit, A Groovy Kind of Love, with Toni Wine, while a student at the New York City High School of Music and Art.
It was recorded by the British invasion band The Mindbenders, whose version was a worldwide hit, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100). The song was subsequently recorded by Sonny & Cher, Petula Clark, and Phil Collins, whose rendition for film Buster hit #1 in 1988.
Oscar Award Winner for collaboration with Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach
and Christopher Cross for ARTHURíS THEME - 198.
Her first recording as a singer was the 1977 album Carole Bayer Sager, which included the #1 international single "You're Moving Out Today." The album went platinum in Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Many of Sager's early songs were co-written with her former husband, composer Bacharach.
Sager has won an Oscar (six nominations), a Grammy (nine nominations), two Golden Globe awards (seven nominations). She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987.
Sager won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1981 for "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)".
Sager received the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1987 for "That's What Friends Are For," which she co-wrote with Bacharach.
CAROLE BAYER SAGER - 1977
TOO - 1978
Noted Singles written or collaborated.
NOBODY DOES IT BETTER(Carly Simon)
YOUR MOVINí OUT TODAY (Carole Bayer Sager)
MIDNIGHT BLUE - 1975 (Melissa Manchester)
A GROOVY KIND OF LOVE (The Mindbenders)
WHEN I NEED YOU (Leo Sayer)
ARTHURíS THEME - 1981
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