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From the Land of Band Box Records

The amazing Brill Building song writers! – Many passed through their ranks – 100’s from the Tin Pan Alley days and far beyond – But it was these seven composing duo’s (usually working together – sometimes pairing with others – and most often working out of the 1650 Broadway building in New York – as opposed to the actual Brill building at 1619 Broadway) – who turned the Pop and Rock world upside down – They set down the sounds and lyrics to endure for all time.  Locate a copy of the book by Ken Emerson “Always Magic In The Air” for the best and most comprehensive story behind these and all the “Brill Building” composers (images from the Emerson book cover).  Another great read is David Ritz’s “Hound Dog” which chronicles the lives of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman

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View The Pomus/Shuman Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman compositions (most in collaboration with Shuman) at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Burt Bacharach & Hal David

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View The Bacharach/David Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Burt Bacharach and Hal David compositions at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield

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View The Sedaka/Greenfield Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield compositions at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Carole King & Gerry Goffin

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View The Carol King/Gerry Goffin Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Gerry Goffin and Carol King compositions at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich

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View The Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich compositions at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

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View Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil compositions at the Song Writer’s Hall Of Fame

Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller

Leiber - Stoller 2

View the Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller Discography Page

You can view a comprehensive listing of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller nearly complete listing of compositions at the Leiber & Stoller Official Website – courtesy of Perry Stoller of Leiber/Stoller Productions.  Also visit the Song Writer’s Music Hall of Fame – for inductees Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Other Brill Building Players

Hank Hunter

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