Burt Bacharach

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Bacharach performing in 2008

Burt F. Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, and music producer. He wrote many hit songs. Some songs were written specifically for the singers who originally recorded them. Some of his songs were:[1]

  • "Alfie"; written for the movie of the same name and nominated for an Academy Award for best original song
  • "What's New Pussycat?"; written for the movie of the same name and nominated for an Academy Award for best original song
  • "I Say a Little Prayer"; written for Dionne Warwick
  • "The Look of Love"; from the movie Casino Royale; nominated for an Academy Award for best original song
  • "Do You Know the Way to San Jose"; written for Dionne Warwick
  • "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"; from the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; won an Academy Award for best original song

Sources[change | edit source]

  1. Hear Burt Bacharach (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).