Burt Bacharach

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Burt Freeman Bacharach (/ˈbækəræk/ BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. 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 as part of the duo Bacharach and David.

Most of their hits were written specifically for and performed by Dionne Warwick, but early on they worked with Gene Pitney and Gene McDaniels. Following the initial success of these collaborations, Bacharach went on to write hits for The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Jackie DeShannon, Tom Jones, Herb Alpert, B.J. Thomas and others.

As of 2014, Bacharach has written 73 Top 40 hits in the US and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1967 Reach Out Burt Bacharach 4
1969 Make It Easy on Yourself Burt Bacharach 2
1973 Living Together Burt Bacharach 1
1998 Painted From Memory Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach 2
1999 The Reel Burt Bacharach Burt Bacharach 1
1999 The Sweetest Punch Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach & Bill Frisell 1
2003 Here I Am: Isley Meets Bacharach Ronald Isley & Burt Bacharach 1
2005 At This Time Burt Bacharach 2
2011 When Ronan Met Burt Ronan Keating & Burt Bacharach 1
Classic Burt Bacharach 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 Hit Maker! Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits Compilation Burt Bacharach 2
1989 Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
1997 Collection Series Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
1998 The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection (Rhino 3CD version) Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
1999 The Love Songs of Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
1999 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 2
1999 The Love Songs of Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
2001 The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection (WEA/Warner 2CD version) Compilation Burt Bacharach 5
2001 Twenty Classic Recordings Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
2003 The Rare Bacharach 1956-1978 Compilation Burt Bacharach 2
2003 What the World Needs Now: Burt Bacharach Classics Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
2006 The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
2008 Magic Moments: The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection Compilation Burt Bacharach 4 1
2014 This Guitar's in Love With You Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
A Man and His Music Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
A&M Gold Series - Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
Easy Loungin': Twenty Easy Listening Classics Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
I'll Never Fall in Love Again Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
Plays His Hits Compilation Burt Bacharach 1
The Best of Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 2 1
The Look of Love: The Classic Songs of Burt Bacharach Compilation Burt Bacharach 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 Blame It On Bacharach (The 24th Annual S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Concert) Live Burt Bacharach 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 What's New Pussycat? Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
1966 After the Fox Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
1967 Casino Royale (1967 film score) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 7
1968 Promises, Promises (1968 original Broadway cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 3
1973 Lost Horizon (1973 film cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 2
1999 Isn't She Great Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
2010 Promises, Promises (2010 Broadway revival cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
2010 Promises, Promises (1968 original Broadway cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
2010 Promises, Promises (1969 original London cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1
2011 What's New Pussycat? / Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You Soundtrack Burt Bacharach / Lalo Schifrin 1
Promises Promises (1969 studio cast) Soundtrack Burt Bacharach 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1999 Toledo Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach 2

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