Rob Price
Gutbrain Records
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2020 March 13 • Friday

Friday the 13th again, yikes!

But one piece of good news is that Burt Bacharach is, as of this writing, still alive.

Not that he shouldn't be but he will be turning 92 in May.

And I'm presuming that he's a good person. I hope so.

I always thought that his theme song for The Blob (a favorite movie) was his first ever song but it appears to have been preceded at least by "The Story of My Life", if not also another song or two.

But "The Blob" is the one I care about it. Of course you know it, but here it is just in case.

Now that you've refreshed your memory, take a listen to La Burbuja by Liberación.

It's the same song with different lyrics.

Some light internet searching suggests that Bacharach did receive composing credit for this but some of those same sources also give credit to lyricist Hal David when in fact it was (apparently) Hal's brother Mack who is the co-author of "The Blob".

Believe it or not, this was not even the least important thing I was thinking about today!