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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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Carole Bayer Sager Will Be Just 6th Woman to Win Top Prize at Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards -- Who's Next?
Billboard, 2019-06-11 22:37:05
When Carole Bayer Sager accepts the Johnny Mercer Award at the 50th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala on Thursday, she'll become only the...

Songwriters Hall of Fame to Honor Carole Bayer Sager With Prestigious Johnny Mercer Award
Billboard, 2019-03-06 23:43:00
The Songwriters Hall of Fame will honor Carole Bayer Sager with Johnny Mercer Award at 2019's 50th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and...

Variety, 2019-03-06 14:42:14
The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Carole Bayer Sager will be the 2019 recipient of the Johnny Mercer Award at its 50 th induction and awards dinner on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. The award, the hall’s highest honor, is reserved for a ...

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