Boyce & Hart

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Location:
Tennessee, US
Type:
Artist / Band / Musician
Genre:
Classic Rock / Pop
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Label:
60's Singer/Songwriters A&M Records/RCA/Capital..
Type:
Major
Tommy and Bobby’s songs have been covered by hundreds of artists around the world, used in numerous movies and television shows, and used in various TV and radio advertisements; and portions of their music have been sampled by some major recording artists like Ginuwine and Rev Run .
Acclaimed songwriting duo, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart are one of the most influential teams of popular music in the 60s and 70s, they also created an impressive body of motion picture and television music. The Monkees were considered a revolutionary trend for television and Boyce & Hart played a pivotal role in creating the Monkee sound as composers and producers of their most recognizable hits, including “The Monkee Theme”, “Last Train To Clarksville”, “I’m Not Your Steppin’ Stone”, “Valleri” and “I Wanna Be Free”. Boyce & Hart went on to enjoy a successful career as a performing duo, writing several more Top 10 hits including, “I Wonder What She’s Doing Tonight”, “I’ll Blow You A Kiss In The Wind”, and “Alice Long (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend)”. Together they were featured guests on the 60s TV Talk Shows, “Bewitched”, “I Dream of Jeannie” & “Flying Nun” and were featured in the top Teen Magazines. Additionally, whether as a writing duo or as co-writers with others they have penned some of our favorite classic hits, such as, “Come A Little Bit Closer”, “Hurts So Bad”, “Pretty Little Angel Eyes”, “Keep On Singing”, “Under The Moon of Love”, and the theme to the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives”. They campaigned to support Robert Kennedy in his 1968 run for Presidency and spearheaded the campaign which culminated in lowering the voting age to 18 years. Tommy & Bobby remained the best of friends until Tommy’s untimely death Nov. 23, 1994. Bobby currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife MaryAnne and Tommy’s widow Caroline resides in Nashville.
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