THE SONGMAKERS COLLECTION: THE TRUE STORIES OF LEGENDARY POP PERFORMERS (2001)
In an office building a few blocks from Times Square, a group of talented teens rewrote the soundtrack to the American experience. Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, and Bobby Darin are among the legends who passed through its doors. "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "Up on the Roof," and "Hound Dog" are just a few of the hits that came pouring out. This unprecedented look at "The Hit Factory" includes in-depth portraits of some of the biggest names in music, along with a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the heady days when the Brill Building was the center of the pop universe. A treasure trove of unforgettable songs, rare photos, and interviews with everyone from Carole King to Phil Ramone makes The Songmakers Collection the definitive story of a musical revolution.
The story of a musical revolution, told by the writers, producers, and performers who made it happen. Includes: performance footage of stars like Dionne Warwick, The Righteous Brothers, Dusty Springfield, The Coasters, and many more; almost 100 interviews, including Phil Ramone, Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole King, Jerry Leiber, Bobby Darin, Morgan Neville, Neil Sedaka, Mike Stoller, Connie Francis, John Griffin, Elton John, Dick Clark, Stevie Wonder, Nancy Sinatra, and Dionne Warwick.