From the Archives: Songwriters Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann – CBS News
Lyricist Cynthia Weil, who with her husband Barry Mann was one half of one of the most successful songwriting teams in New York’s legendary Brill Building, and who wrote or co-wrote hits for the likes of Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt and Lionel Richie, died in June. On January 1, 2023, she at 82 years old. In this “Sunday Morning” profile that aired on February 8, 2015, Weil and Mann speak with correspondent Rita Braver about her love-hate contest with Carole King (dramatized in the musical “Beautiful”), and about the creation of classics like “On Broadway” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.”
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