This day (May 12, 1928), in Kansas City, Missouri, is born Burt Bacharach, an American pianist, composer and music producer.
Digest Tracklist :
That’s What Friends Are For (Glastonbury 2015) . 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) .
South American Getaway . What The World Needs Now Is Love . The Look Of Love . I’ll Never Fall In Love Again . This Guy’s In Love With You . I Say A Little Prayer . Trains And Boats And Planes . Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head . Alfie . Do You Know The Way To San Jose .
 you do not want to miss on PBS, Sheryl Crow, Diana Krall, Arturo Sandoval, Stevie Wonder and many others paying tribute to Burt Bacharach & Hal David in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC >> 55 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson (both Burt Bacharach’s interprets)will sing together at the sketch comedy series Viva Variety on Comedy Central. >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Burt Bacharach is the most suprising guest at Glastonbury Festival, UK >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>
 if in England, do not miss Burt Bacharach and Rufus Wainwright performing together at Later… with Jools Holland on BBC2 >> 13 MINUTES on RVM >>
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.