|re: Rory Dodd And Rock And Roll Dreams|
||steven_stuart 09:47 am MST 05/27/21|
|In reply to:||Rory Dodd And Rock And Roll Dreams - steven_stuart 09:21 am MST 05/27/21|
|As far as Cher goes, BBC reshows old episodes of Top Of The Pops and I was watching one from 1981. Meat and Cher were in the charts with Dead Ringer For Love. They showed the video but for some reason credited it to Meat only even though it was an obvious duet. For an early video it was quite good. I hear people talking about the Dead Ringer album being a flop but in the UK it was top ten like Bad For Good. Meat has only had one UK flop and that was Blind Before I Stop. Which stalled at number 28 in 1986. Even the most recent albums that didn't do much business in America were top ten in the UK. But yes. More Jim work with Cher would have been cool.|
> Rory was brilliant singing Rock And Roll Dreams on Bad For
> Good. I don't know about the single but the album was top
> ten UK. So Rock And Roll Dreams gets quite a lot of
> airplay here. I recently heard it on BBC Radio 2 here. It
> was cool hearing the DJ say: And now here is Jim Steinman
> with Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through. Jim did it on TV
> and lip synced to Rory's voice. I wondered if this was
> frustrating for Rory. Like his most famous vocal "turn
> around bright eyes" seems to be sung by a choir boy.
> > I feel like Jim intended Rory for more of a demo singer.
> > Itís interesting that he choose to keep him on Total
> > Eclipse. I mean no disrespect to Rory. Iím just going off
> > his history with Jim. Werenít the Rory recordings on Bad
> > For Good rumored to be the actual demos sent to Meat?
> > Either way I love Roryís voice and passion. I also wish he
> > had worked more with him.
> > At one point wasnít it rumored that Jim was going to
> > produce either an album or song for Cher? I seem to
> > remember reading they possibly did a song?
> > >
> > >
> > > Yes Steven me too. Add these people too
> > > ---
> > > Cher like a whole album with her.
> > > Whole album with Ellen Foely
> > > And Worked more with Rory Dodd on like a whole album
> > > considering they did tons of work together.
> > > ---
> > > Nice choices Steven!
> > > > Dodd, Karine Hannah or Marcus Lovett.
> > >
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