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AUDIO: Diane Warren (1990)

Steven Daly, Rock's Backpages audio, 1990

The woman Michael Bolton calls "the Hit Bitch" talks about her working practice; how a song goes from demo to hit; her favourite artists; how she persuaded Cher to record 'If I Could Turn Back Time'; seeing the Beatles as a kid, and becoming a writer; not being keen on co-writing; still being thrilled to hear her songs on the radio; not wanting to be a performer; the writers she admires... and the songs Rod Stewart turned down.


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