How ‘I Feel Like a Woman’ became one of the greatest pop songs ever: An interview with the ’60s-era rock star, ‘Rudy’
RUDY BRONSON, a.k.a.
Rudy the Bull, died at his Los Angeles home on March 25.
He was 91.
Born in California, he was the son of a bull rancher who was known as “The Father of the Country” because he tended cattle and owned a large cattle ranch in California.
He had a passion for music, particularly the blues.
His family was of Italian, Irish, Irish-American, Polish and Irish descent.
His parents were from Boston.
His mother sang, he sang and they sang with him, said his daughter, Nancy Bronson.
He went on to sing at the Los Angeles Civic Center, where he met and married singer Marlene King, whose grandfather was one of his favorite singers.
They moved to Chicago and had five children.
He worked as a clerk at a movie theater, worked at the Paramount Studios and worked on the film “The Adventures of Pete and Pete.”
He was a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and had a small band, said Nancy Bronson.
He also sang in the marching band and in the church choir.
Bronson was known for his songwriting, especially the blues, which he also wrote.
He recorded the album “The Ballad of Rudy” in 1962, and the song “Rudys Love Song” in 1967.
He toured extensively and performed in Europe and North America.
In 1967, he won a Grammy for his role as the voice of Rudy on the television sitcom “Roots.”
Bronson also recorded “Rugged” and “Rude Man,” which he wrote with his wife Nancy Broons brother, Jerry Bronson, and his brother, John Bronson and later performed at the Grammys.
The album “Ruds Love Song,” which is about the marriage of Rudy and Marlene, has sold over 3 million copies worldwide.
“The whole world was so happy for me,” Bronson said in a 1997 interview.
“It was so overwhelming, but it was the greatest thing ever.
I could never imagine it could happen to me.
I was so excited, I couldn’t think of anything else.”
“RUDY the Bull” was the third single off the album.
It appeared in March 1964 on the soundtrack to the movie “Reno 911.”
In the movie, Rudy plays the role of a cowboy named Rudy, who falls in love with a beautiful woman, Marlene.
In the album, he sings, “The most beautiful woman in the world/ She is my muse, and I am her lover/ I have never known anything but love.”
Bronsons “Roodys Love” is considered by many to be the best rock song ever written.
It’s been performed in concert, by singers, rock bands, Broadway musicals, television series, movies and television documentaries.
“Rudo” was also a hit in the film, “Roses,” a 1966 musical that was based on the book “Romeo and Juliet.”
Brtons “Ruddys Love song” has been performed on radio, TV and in theaters, and it was performed on Broadway.
In 1966, Brons was nominated for a Tony Award for best actor in a musical for “Reds,” and the album was nominated again for best album for the song.
Brons “rudy” was recorded for Columbia Records, and he was a founding member of its recording company.
“In the year ’62, we made some recordings, some of them with some of the best producers in the country,” said Bronson in a 1998 interview.
He said he recorded his first album “I Feel a Woman” in June 1966 and he recorded it with his longtime partner, John Bonham.
He is also credited with co-writing the song with John Lennon.
“That was my first album.
I wrote a couple of songs and then I got a little nervous and then he said, ‘OK, let’s record,'” Bronson recalled.
“We recorded ‘Ruddies Love Song’ in May of 1967 and that’s where we got the title, ‘Love Song.’
That was the first time I actually got the chance to sing on a song I had written.
We had no idea how much it would be going to be a hit.
It was the biggest hit ever.”
He also had a record deal with Capitol Records.
He released “Ruddy’s Love Song.”
He recorded two more albums with Capitol.
“I was in the studio at the time working on a couple other songs,” Brons told ABC News.
“Then I went to New York and recorded two of those.
It turned out to be one of my best recordings.”
Broons first album, “I Believe,” was released in November 1965.
It had more hits than any other album released in 1965.
Brontons second album, the “Rhodes Love Song