Neil Bogart

Neil Bogart

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Neil E. Bogatz
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Born 03 February 1943, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 08 May 1982

Bogart was the founder of Casablanca Records, together with Peter Guber.

He began in the industry in the 1960s as a singer, calling himself 'Neil Scott' and was then an executive at Cameo - Parkway Records before teaming up with Kama Sutra to form Buddah Records. Bogart's direction and style forged the creation of the 'Bubblegum' approach to pop production (working with Jeff Katz and Jerry Kasenetz - aka Super K Records) before he formed Casablanca Records in 1973, which became renowned for its disco productions with acts like Donna Summer. The label's 'glam' style also had acts like T. Rex and Kiss on its flipside. Kiss and Summer both produced albums after his death dedicated to his memory. His son Evan Kidd Bogart is an LA songwriter.

Bogart formed Boardwalk Records, Inc. and signed Joan Jett shortly before he died of lymphoma-related cancer. His wife teamed up with Carole Bayer Sager in 1983 to found what is now The Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program at the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles. Bogart's production career is best summed up by by his often expressed opinion "Why head for the mountaintop when you're reaching for the sky?".
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Neil Bogart Discography

Instruments & Performance

TRIPMAG 12/2001 The Amalgamation Of Soundz Xtradition (Zero Db Remix) The Amalgamation Of Soundz - Pure Future 2002(CD, Comp, Mixed, Promo) Tripmag TRIPMAG 12/2001 Czech Republic 2001 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

BDA 391 The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds - Kung Fu / Soulful Love Buddah Records BDA 391 US 1973 Sell This Version
BDA-385 The Dragoneers The Dragoneers - Kung Fu(7", Promo) Buddah Records BDA-385 US 1973 Sell This Version
BDS 5139, BDS-5139 The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds Soulful Love (as N. Bogart) The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds - Music For Soulful Lovers Buddah Records BDS 5139, BDS-5139 US 1973 Sell This Version
KENT 090 Various Soulful Love (as N. Bogart) Various - Mecca Magic(LP, Comp) Kent Records KENT 090 UK 1990 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

C-2004 ? Question Mark And The Mysterians* ? Question Mark And The Mysterians* - 96 Tears + 4 Bonus Tracks (Album) Cameo C-2004 US 1966 Sell This Version
16031 CP ? & The Mysterians ? & The Mysterians - I Need Somebody / 8 Teen (Single) Cameo 16031 CP Greece 1966 Sell This Version

Production

C-479 ? And The Mysterians* ? And The Mysterians* - Girl (You Captivate Me) (Single) Cameo Parkway C-479 US 1967 Sell This Version
HSS 1185 Question Mark & The Mysterians* Question Mark & The Mysterians* - Can't Get Enough Of You, Baby (Single) Cameo HSS 1185 Netherlands 1967 Sell This Version
SC2006 Question Mark And The Mysterians* Question Mark And The Mysterians* - Action (Album) Cameo Parkway SC2006 US 1967 Sell This Version
NB 841 Kiss Kiss - C`mon And Love Me / Getaway (Single) Casablanca Records NB 841 US 1974 Sell This Version
NB-829 Kiss Kiss - Rock And Roll All Nite (Single) Casablanca Records NB-829 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
7199 059 Kiss Kiss - Dressed To Kill (Album) Casablanca Records 7199 059 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
BF 18505 Kiss Rock And Roll All Nite (Studio Version) Kiss - Rock And Roll All Nite (Single) Casablanca Records BF 18505 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
NB 828 Sir Douglas Quintet Sir Douglas Quintet - Roll With The Punches (Single) Casablanca Records NB 828 US 1975 Sell This Version
NBLP 000 Various Rock And Roll All Nite and 2 more… Various - From The Casbah(LP, Comp, Promo) Casablanca Records NBLP 000 US 1975 Sell This Version
1 J006-97.518 Kiss Kiss - Rock And Roll All Nite (Live Version) / Nothin' To Lose(7", Single) Casablanca Records 1 J006-97.518 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
3C 006-96993 Kiss Kiss - Rock And Roll All Nite (Single) Casablanca Records 3C 006-96993 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
NBLP 7032-3 Kiss Kiss - The Originals(3xLP, Comp, Ltd) Casablanca Records NBLP 7032-3 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
NBLP 7100-2-12.98 Kiss Kiss - Double Platinum (Album, Comp) Casablanca Records NBLP 7100-2-12.98 Sweden 1978 Sell This Version
NBL5-7162 Robin Williams Robin Williams - Reality... What A Concept (Album) Casablanca Records NBL5-7162 US 1979 Sell This Version
836 887-1 Kiss Rock And Roll All Night Kiss - Smashes, Thrashes & Hits (Comp) PolyGram 836 887-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
870 750-2 Kiss Rock And Roll All Night Kiss - Let's Put The X In Sex(CDV, NTSC) Mercury, PolyGram Music Video 870 750-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
534 299-2 [18] Kiss Rock And Roll All Nite and 1 more… Kiss - Greatest Kiss (Comp) Mercury 534 299-2 [18] Germany 1996 Sell This Version
063 122-2 Kiss C'mon And Love Me Kiss - The Very Best Of Kiss (Comp) Mercury 063 122-2 Australia 2002 Sell This Version