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Barry Mann on Season 1, Session 1 of SongSessions
Barry Mann is an American songwriter and musician, and part of a very successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil. He has written or co-written 53 hits in the UK and 98 in the US.
He has received 56 popular music, country, and Rhythm & Blues awards from Broadcast Music Inc., and 46 Millionaire Awards for radio performances numbering more than one million plays. The song "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'", co-written with Weil and Phil Spector, was the most played song of the 20th century, with more than 14 million plays.
In 1987, Mann and Weil were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2011, they received the Johnny Mercer Award, the greatest honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Just a few of the classic hits written by Barry Mann:
"Don't Know Much"
"Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)"
"I Love How You Love Me"
"Sometimes When We Touch"
"Somewhere Out There"
"All I Need To Know"
"Here You Come Again"
"We Gotta Get out of This Place"
"Walking in The Rain"