Carole Bayer Sager on Writing Pop Hits and a Life in Show Business

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Carole Bayer Sager pictured with Michael Jackson.

Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter Carole Bayer Sager wrote the lyrics some of the most recognized pop songs of the past 50 years including, “Nobody Does It Better,” “A Groovy Kind of Love” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud.” She’s also collaborated with musicians like Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and Burt Bacharach, who she was married to for 10 years. In They’re Playing Our Song, she shares details and stories from her successful professional life and heartbreaking personal life.

 Events: On Monday, October 17th at 7 p.m., Carole Bayer Sager will be in conversation with Bette Midler at the Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y (92nd St. and Lexington Avenue). 

On Wednesday, October 19th at 6:30 p.m., Carole will be speaking and signing at the Long Island LitFest at the Madison Theater at Molloy College (1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, NY ). For tickets, visit their website.

On Thursday, October 20th at 7 p.m. she'll be at Shakespeare & Co. (939 Lexington Avenue, b/w 68th & 69th Streets).