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Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach
Born: May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, MO
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other, R&B, Classical
Biography: With a hit-single track record spanning four decades, Burt Bacharach became one of the most important composers of popular music in the 20th century, almost equal to such classic tunesmiths as George Gershwin or Irving Berlin. His sophisticated yet breezy productions borrowed from cool jazz, soul, Brazilian ...Read full biography
Casino Royale [Original Soundtrack, Abridged]
Released: 1966
Label: Classic Records
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Burt Bacharach appropriately comes up with a rambunctious soundtrack for the 1967 James Bond spoof, Casino Royale. Things get underway with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass' performance of the fast-paced ...Read full review
In Concert
Released: 1974
Label: A&M
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In Concert features stellar renditions of 17 Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs that reached the Top 40 for various artists including Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, B.J. Thomas, Dusty Springfield, and many others, ...Read full review
Bill Clinton jokes with Kevin Spacey at benefit concert
Apr 18, 5:23 AM EST
Bill Clinton jokes with Kevin Spacey at Rain Forest benefit concert; Sting, Paul Simon perform
Sting's musical finds a Broadway home
Feb 12, 10:48 AM EST
Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' finds a Broadway home; producer excited 'getting to work'
Bacharach calls musical of his songs a 'valentine'
Dec 10, 5:16 AM EST
Burt Bacharach says new off-Broadway musical reworking his songs is like a 'valentine'
Review: Burt Bacharach classics get tasty update
Dec 5, 8:10 PM EST
Review: Burt Bacharach classics get tasty update in new musical 'What's It All About?'