Burt Bacharach
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1928-05-12
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Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach Biography (Wikipedia)

Burt Freeman Bacharach ( BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal David.

Most of Bacharach & David hits were written specifically for and performed by Dionne Warwick, but earlier associations (from 1957–63) saw the composing duo work with Marty Robbins, Perry Como, Gene McDaniels, and Jerry Butler. Following the initial success of these collaborations, Bacharach went on to write hits for Gene Pitney, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Jackie DeShannon, Bobbie Gentry, Tom Jones, Herb Alpert, B. J. Thomas, The Carpenters, among numerous other artists.

As of 2014, Bacharach had written 73 US and 52 UK Top 40 hits. Songs that he co-wrote which have topped the Billboard Top 100 include "The Look of Love" (1967), "This Guy's in Love with You" (1968), "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" (1969), (They Long to Be) Close to You (1970), "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" (1981), "That's What Friends Are For" (1986) and "On My Own" (1986).

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Elvis Costello
God Give Me Strength
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God Give Me Strength
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Turkey Lurkey Time
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Turkey Lurkey Time
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South American Getaway
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South American Getaway
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Trains and Boats and Planes (Glastonbury 2015)
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Trains and Boats and Planes (Glastonbury 2015)
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Trains and Boats and Planes
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Trains and Boats and Planes
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Don't Make Me Over (Glastonbury 2015)
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Don't Make Me Over (Glastonbury 2015)
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Are You There (With Another Girl)
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Are You There (With Another Girl)
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Reach Out For Me
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Reach Out For Me
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Do You Know The Way To San Jose (Glastonbury 2015)
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Do You Know The Way To San Jose (Glastonbury 2015)
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Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (Glastonbury 2015)
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Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (Glastonbury 2015)
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What The World Needs Now
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What The World Needs Now
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A House Is Not A Home
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A House Is Not A Home
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South American Getaway
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South American Getaway
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Something Big
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Something Big
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The Look of Love (Glastonbury 2015)
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The Look of Love (Glastonbury 2015)
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Alfie (Glastonbury 2015)
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Alfie (Glastonbury 2015)
Dionne Warwick
Windows Of The World
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Windows Of The World
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That's What Friends Are For
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That's What Friends Are For
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Movie Medley
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Movie Medley
Burt Bacharach
Anyone Who Had A Heart
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Anyone Who Had A Heart
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(They Long To Be) Close To You
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(They Long To Be) Close To You
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What’s It All About, Alfie?
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What’s It All About, Alfie?
Elvis Costello
I Still Have That Other Girl
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I Still Have That Other Girl
Burt Bacharach
That's What Friends Are For
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That's What Friends Are For
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A House Is Not A Home (Glastonbury 2015)
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A House Is Not A Home (Glastonbury 2015)
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Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T19:17:29
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

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