Wikipedia : This day (May 12, 1928), in Kansas City, Missouri, is born Burt Bacharach, an American pianist, composer and music producer.
Official Site : In 1957, Bacharach collaborated for the first time with lyricist Hal David (b. May 25, 1921), whom he had met while both worked at the Famous Paramount Music Company in New York’s legendary Brill Building. The pair struck gold almost immediately with hits…
@allmusic : 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.
@last.fm : Bacharach’s music has been sung by a number of popular singers including The Beatles,The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, Jack Jones, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Luther Vandross and The Drifters.
Video : Walk On By & A Little Prayer (2009) . Any Day Now (2008) . w/ Adele – Baby It’S You (2008) . w/ Rufus Wainwright – Kentucky bluebird (2005) . w/ Ronald Isley – Alfie (2004) . w/ Dionne Warwick – Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets . w/ Vikki Carr – The Look Of Love (1973) . w/ Barbara Streisand – Close To You (1971) .