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AUDIO: Johnny Mandel (1992)

Paul Zollo, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1992

Over lunch at Musso & Frank, the Hollywood songwriter and arranger talks about 'The Shadow of Your Smile'; about his collaborations with musicians and lyricists, including Peggy Lee and Shirley Horn; making the Unforgettable album with Natalie Cole and the ghost of her father; the brilliance of Michael Jackson and Barbra Streisand; and writing 'Suicide is Painless' for Robert Altman's classic M*A*S*H.


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