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Very Best of Burt Bacharach (CD)

By: Burt Bacharach, The Shirelles, Gene Pitney, Dionne Warwick, Sandie Shaw, Jackie DeShannon, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, B J Thomas, Christopher Cross

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Burt Bacharach Artist Snapshot:

Co-author (with lyricist Hal David) of an extensive string of hits in the '60s, Burt Bacharach is one of the most respected composer/producers in pop history. In Dionne Warwick, Bacharach found a perfect vehicle for his innovations, which fused uncommon rhythms, creative arrangements, and gorgeous melodies, often bringing the sophistication of classical music and jazz to the Top 40 charts. In the '90s, years after the hits dried up, the burgeoning "lounge" music movement provided him with a resurgence in popularity. His late-'90s collaborations with admirer Elvis Costello were widely lauded.

Track Listing

DISC 1 for Very Best of Burt Bacharach (CD) Album By Burt Bacharach
1   Baby It's You - The Shirelles
2   Only Love Can Break a Heart - Gene Pitney
3   Anyone Who Had a Heart - Dionne Warwick
4   (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me - Sandie Shaw
5   Walk on By - Dionne Warwick
6   What the World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon
7   Alfie - Dionne Warwick
8   What's New Pussycat? - Tom Jones, Tom Jones
9   I Say a Little Prayer - Dionne Warwick
10   Look of Love - Dusty Springfield
11   Do You Know the Way to San Jose? - Dionne Warwick
12   Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head - B.J. Thomas
13   I'll Never Fall in Love Again - Dionne Warwick
14   One Less Bell to Answer - The 5th Dimension, The 5th Dimension
15   Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross

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Album Description

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Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 6-MAR-2001

Product Notes

Just a one-disc sampling of Bacharach's definitive three-CD box The Look of Love, this collection nonetheless captures some of the most essential of his writing collaborations with lyricist Hal David. Among them are a half-dozen of the greatest singles the two conjured for Dionne Warwick in the '60s; from the sorrowful "Anyone Who Had a Heart" to the bittersweet "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and the savvy "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," they're among the best examples of postwar pop. The A-1 quality only flags on the final three lugubrious tracks. The Very Best is a mostly appealing selection, but it's hard not to feel that the title should instead appear on a full platter of Warwick classics. --Rickey Wright

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