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Carole Bayer Sager

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Carole Bayer Sager

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Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1944, Brooklyn, New York, United States) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. Born in New York City, Sager graduated from New York University, where she majored in English, dramatic arts and speech. She had already co-written her first pop hit, "A Groovy Kind of Love", with Toni Wine, while still 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 the film Buster hit #1 in 1988. Her first recording as a singer was the 1977 album Carole Bayer Sager, which included the #1 international single "You're Moving Out Today", a song which she co-wrote with Bette Midler.

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  • Born: March 8, 1944, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Occupation: Lyricist, Songwriter, and Singer

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TMZ, 2017-01-04 22:49:00
Kim Kardashian's slowly creeping back to her pre-Paris robbery lifestyle -- venturing out for lunch with songwriting legend, Carole Bayer Sager. Kim was still flanked by massive bodyguards Wednesday in Bel-Air, and still dressing down -- hoodie and…

Songwriter Sager reflects on music, marriage, friendships
Yahoo Entertainment, 2016-10-25 14:42:19
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning songwriter Carole Bayer Sager had no idea how many stories she had to tell until she worked on her memoir.

Carole Bayer Sager on her life and career: Don't compare yourself to other people
MSNBC Entertainment, 2016-10-19 15:12:00
Legendary singer-songwriter Carole Bayer Sager has written a new memoir called "They're Playing Our Song," which details her five-decade career writing some of the most famous chart-topping songs. She tells Kathie Lee and Hoda that while the public saw her as a music industry success, that others parts of her ...

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