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Burt Bacharach and Hal David

They Write the Songs, Series 2 Episode 9 of 10

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 28 February 2013

Barry Manilow marks the transition from the writers of the classic Great American Songbook to those of a new post Beatles era with this week's song writing partnership. New, complex musical arrangements with changing rhythms and crafted lyrics to match are the hallmarks of Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Music includes Anyone Who Had A Heart, Broken Hearted Melody, Magic Moments, Make It Easy on Yourself, Close To You, Raindrops Keep Fallin on My Head, The Look of Love, What the World Needs Now ..

Music Played

18 items
  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick I Say A Little Prayer

    Sings The Great Bacharach And David Songs, PICKWICK, PWKS-512

  • Image for Perry Como

    Perry Como Magic Moments

    The Perry Como Collection, CASTLE, CCSCD-202

  • Image for Marty Robbins

    Marty Robbins The Story of My Life

    single, unknown, *-1

  • Image for Sarah Vaughan

    Sarah Vaughan Broken Hearted Melody

    Simon Bates The Golden Years Of The 50's (Vol 2), PICKWICK, PWKS-591

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Don't Go, Please Stay

    The Best Of The Drifters, PICKWICK, PWKS-589

  • Image for The Walker Brothers

    The Walker Brothers Make It Easy On Yourself

    Make It Easy....., MCI RECORDS, MUSCD-003

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Walk On By

    The Dionne Warwick Collection, RHINO, R2-71100

  • Image for Jackie DeShannon

    Jackie DeShannon What the World Needs Now

    The Look Of Love, POLYGRAM, 535-1902

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield The Look Of Love

    The Silver Collection, PHILLIPS, 834-128-2

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Do You Know The Way To San Jose

    The Look Of Love The Burt Bacharach Collection, UNIVERSAL, 9548-39624-5

  • Image for Herb Alpert

    Herb Alpert This Guy's In Love With You

    The Very Best of Herb Alpert, A & M Records, 397-165-2

  • Image for Orbach, Jerry & Jill O'hara

    Orbach, Jerry & Jill O'hara I'll Never Fall In Love Again

  • Image for B.J. Thomas

    B.J. Thomas Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

    The Look Of Love The Classic Songs Of Burt Bacharach, POLYGRAM TV, 535-190-2

  • Image for Richard Chamberlain

    Richard Chamberlain Close To You

  • Image for Barry Manilow

    Barry Manilow Close To You

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick The Last One to be Loved

    Make Way For Dionne Warwick, Scepter Records, NEMCD-761

  • Image for Jackie Trent

    Jackie Trent The World Is A Circle

    CD Single, Columbia, DB8941

  • Image for Cilla Black

    Cilla Black Alfie

    Hits Of 1966, EMI, CDB-7927392


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