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He decided to go Solo and came under the guidance of the legendary producer, Bert Berns, who produced the single, "Brown Eyed Girl," that took 22 takes to capture, but when released in 1967 topped out at #10 on the Hot 100 and became the most requested song i...

Having the writing/producing/publishing credits, the residuals from "Here Comes The Night" alone made it possible for Bert Berns to finally get that home on Long Island that he'd longed for while stuck in an apartment in New York.

There was a great Brill Building character named BERT BERNS back in the day, he wrote hit songs like TWIST AND SHOUT and HANG ON SLOOPY. When THE BEATLES cut Twist and Shout, he became one of the first American music guys to go over and do some work. He found an Irish...

April 4, 2016

WLS program director Clark Weber didn't play "Gloria" because of the lyrics, but in the Spring of 1965, during a casual conversation with Bill Traut, mentioned that if someone would record a "clean" version of the song, it "could sell a mil...

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