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"1966, Billy Wilder, Paul Delvaux's sleepwalking blondes, John Cheever and next in the lineage, Hal David, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Boyce & Hart, Rogers & Hart, Mann & Weill, Goffin & King, & speaking of kings, Burt Bacharach, you know, those Brill Building double acts, Manfred Mann (at least until '68), one Mancunian only, Graham Gouldman (at least til '68), Satie at 23, who had written pieces he cdn't listen to that the world couldn't stop listening to, McCoy Tyner and his 4ths, just like Ravel and his, and Ravel's orchestrations, and the lineage thing again too with the arrangers, Wally Stott and Peter Knight and Ivor Raymonde and Richard Hawley and Nelson Riddle, and you know who you are - when are you gonna orchestrate again? Scott 3 & Blaise Cendrars & Nelson Algren and Somebody in Boots, and Ross McDonald and liquor the colour of tears. And Martha Gellhorn, the way she wrote (Lianna), the way she lived, the way that she died..."

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