#416 - Melissa Manchester (Greatest Music of All Time) *
Melissa Manchester joins Tom to discuss highlights from her more than five decades in showbusiness, including being nominated for best song at the Oscars twice in the same year and releasing countless hit singles in the 70s and 80s. Melissa also explains why she believes popular music changed around the late 70s to no longer being "melody driven" and what effect this had. Melissa's new album, RE:VIEW, will be released later this year.
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