10/06 Sat 8:30 ~ JIMMY WEBB; with special guest Bill Bachmann ~ $35 +$2 processing
Towne Crier Cafe
Pawling, NY
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Saturday Oct 06, 2012 8:30 PM - Saturday Oct 06, 2012 11:00 PM | $37.00

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10/06 Sat 8:30 ~ JIMMY WEBB; with special guest Bill Bachmann ~ $35 +$2 processing
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JIMMY WEBB:


The critical acclaimed which composer Jimmy Webb has received during his more than forty years of success is as remarkable as the accomplishments they honor: he is a member of the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriter's Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and, according to BMI, his By The Time I Get To Phoenix has been the third most performed song from the '60s until 1990, with Up, Up and Away on the same list in the top thirty. Webb's Wichita Lineman has been listed in MOJO Magazine's worldwide survey of the best one hundred singles of all time in the top fifty, and was singled out in the Oct/Nov 2001 issue of Blender as The Greatest Song Ever. Singer/songwriter James Taylor was nominated for a 2010 Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal for his rendition of the song. The National Academy Of Songwriters also named Jimmy as a recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award, although TIME Magazine was early to acknowledge Jimmy Webb's range and proficiency back in 1968 when it referred to his astonishing string of hits, and commented on "Webb's gift for strong, varied rhythms, inventive structures, and rich, sometimes surprising harmonies." In 2011 Webb was unanimously elected as Chairman of The Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Though best known for the instant classics he provided for such artists as Glen Campbell ("By The Time I Get To Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman," "Galveston," "Where's The Playground, Susie"), Richard Harris ("MacArthur Park," "Didn't We"), the Fifth Dimension ("Up, Up and Away," "This Is Your Life"), The Brooklyn Bridge ("Worst That Could Happen"), Art Garfunkel ("All I Know"), Linda Ronstadt ("Easy For You To Say"), Joe Cocker ("The Moon's A Harsh Mistress") and so on, Jimmy Webb continues to write songs that are as carefully crafted and magical as the earlier ones. Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson hit #1 in the late eighties with another Webb standard, The Highwayman, a ballad which won him yet another Grammy for Best Country Song of the Year, and a CMA Award for Single Of The Year. Linda Ronstadt, who has recorded a multitude of his songs throughout her recording career, included four of his efforts on her double platinum album, "Cry Like A Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind." With a discography that reads like a "Who's Who" in the music world, Webb's songs continue to grace a multitude of major recording artists' albums, from Tony Bennett and Rosemary Clooney, to Urge Overkill, Reba McEntire and Shawn Colvin.

Glen Campbell accompanied by JIMMY WEBB, with Webb's original arrangement:


WICHITA LINEMAN, LIVE:


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BILL BACHMANN:


Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Bill Bachmann has earned the title of a "musician's musician" from his collaboration with some of the best instrumentalists and songwriters in New York City. Seamlessly moving between folk, bluegrass, ragtime, swing, jazz, blues, and rock, he plays it all. Bill's originality and versatility as a songwriter and guitarist reflect a singular passion to create unforgettable music -- from the satirical to the sublime!

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RESERVATION INFO

* We do not reserve specific tables except for TCC members, when possible (see membership benefits).
* Tables closest to the stage are held for dinner guests.
* The earlier you arrive, the greater the selection. The Towne Crier Cafe is an intimate room, and there are no bad seats.
* "Show Only" tables are assigned after those reserved for "Dinner & Show" parties.
* Recommended time for an enjoyable, relaxed dining experience:
  Party of 2: One hour before show time
  Party of 3 or 4: Two hours before show time
  Party of 5 or more: At least two and one half hours before show time.
* $2 handling & processing charge per ticket.
* All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges.

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Location

Towne Crier Cafe (View)
130 Route 22
Pawling, NY 12564
United States


Categories

Music > Pop and Top-40
Music > Singer/Songwriter

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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