Burt Bacharach Biography (1928?-)

Born May 12, 1928 (some sources cite 1929), in Kansas City, MO; raised in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, NY; son of Bert (a columnist) and Irma (maiden name, Freeman) Bacharach; married Paula Stewart (a singer and actress), 1953 (divorced, 1958); married Angie Dickinson (an actress), 1965 (some sources cite 1966; divorced, 1980); married Carole Bayer Sager (a songwriter), March 30,1982 (divorced, 1990); married Jane Hanson, 1993; children: (second marriage) Lea Nikki; (third marriage) Cristopher Elton; (fourth marriage) Oliver, Raleigh. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 and 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.; Manager: Kraft-Engel Management, 15233 Ventura Blvd., Suite 200, ShermanOaks, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, conductor, arranger, performer, producer
Birth Details
May 12, 1928?
Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Himself, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Himself, Listen with Your Eyes, Universal, 2000
  • Himself, Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton (documentary), EuroArts Entertainment, 2001
  • Himself, Austin Powers in Goldmember (also known as Austin Powers: Goldmember), New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Himself, The Road, 2004
  • Film Conductor
  • After the Fox (also known as Caccia alla volpe), United Artists, 1965
  • Casino Royale (also known as Charles K. Feldman's "Casino Royale"), Columbia, 1967
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • Lost Horizon, Columbia, 1973
  • Film Song Producer
  • Arthur, Orion, 1981
  • Arthur 2: On the Rocks, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Stuart Little, Sony Pictures Releasing, 1999
  • Film Work
  • Other
  • Music director, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • Singer ("I'll Never Fall in Love Again"), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me),New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Host, The Bacharach Sound, Granada Television, 1965
  • The Dionne Warwick Special, CBS, 1969
  • Movin', CBS, 1970
  • Himself, Singer Presents Burt Bacharach, 1971
  • Host, The Burt Bacharach Special, CBS, 1971
  • Himself, Chevrolet Presents Burt Bacharach, ABC, 1972
  • Host, Burt Bacharach!, ABC, 1972
  • Host, Burt Bacharach: Close to You, ABC, 1972
  • Host, The Magical Music of Burt Bacharach, syndicated, 1972
  • Himself, Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La, ABC, 1973
  • Himself, Burt Bacharach: Opus No. 3, ABC, 1973
  • Himself, Bacharach 74, 1974
  • Host, The Burt Bacharach Special, NBC, 1974
  • American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration, 1985
  • "Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1987
  • Evening at Pops, PBS, 1988
  • That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88, Showtime, 1988
  • The Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary ... The Magic of Music, CBS, 1989
  • That's What Friends Are For, CBS, 1990
  • Himself, Burt Bacharach ... This Is Now (documentary), PBS, c. 1996
  • Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters (documentary), PBS, 1997
  • Himself, Bacharach: One Amazing Night, TNT, 1998
  • Himself, Definitely Dusty (documentary), PBS, 1999
  • The Rhythm of Life (documentary), PBS, 2000
  • Hitmakers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (documentary), TCM, 2001
  • Words and Music by Lieber & Stoller (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Himself, AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies, CBS, 2004
  • Himself, There We Were ... Now Here We Are: The Making of "Oasis"(documentary), Channel 4 (England), 2004
  • Himself, Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile (documentary), Showtime, c. 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • Himself, The 42nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1970
  • Presenter, The 43rd Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1971
  • Presenter, The 46th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1974
  • Presenter, The 48th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1976
  • Himself, The 54th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1982
  • The 24th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1982
  • Himself, The 25th Annual Grammy Awards, 1983
  • The 29th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1987
  • America's All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, ABC, 1989
  • Presenter, The 39th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1997
  • The 1997 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1997
  • The 26th Annual American Music Awards, 1999
  • The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Himself, Ready, Steady, Go! (also known as Ready Steady Goes Live!), Associated Rediffusion, 1964, 1965
  • Himself, The Hollywood Palace, ABC, 1967
  • Himself, The Andy Williams Show, NBC, 1968
  • Himself, "The Sound of Burt Bacharach," The Kraft Music Hall, NBC,1969
  • Himself, The Kraft Music Hall, NBC, multiple episodes in 1970
  • This Is Tom Jones, ABC, 1970
  • Himself, "The Cantor Show," The Nanny, CBS, 1995
  • Himself, Karen Carpenter: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1997
  • Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1997, 1998
  • Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998, 2003
  • "Angie Dickinson: Tinseltown's Classiest Broad," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Himself, "Atlantic Crossing," Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song (documentary), 2001
  • Himself, "Burt Bacharach," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Himself, "Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over," Biography, Arts andEntertainment, 2001
  • Himself, "Producer Pop," Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song (documentary), BBC and ABC, 2001
  • Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century, Bravo, 2001
  • Himself, Intimate Portrait: Angie Dickinson (documentary), Lifetime, 2003
  • Celebrity guest, American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (also known as American Idol and American Idol 2), Fox, 2003
  • Himself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, Intimate Portrait: Dionne Warwick (documentary), Lifetime, 2004
  • Also appeared in Soundstage, PBS; and Sessions at West 54th, PBS.
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Conductor and arranger, Magic of Marlene, Seven Network, 1965
  • Music arranger, Marlene Dietrich: I Wish You Love, CBS, 1973
  • Song performer, music arranger, and executive producer, Bacharach: OneAmazing Night, TNT, 1998
  • Orchestrator and music director, The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared at various venues, including Royal Festival Hall, London, 1996.
  • Stage Work
  • Arranger and conductor, Marlene Dietrich (series of concerts), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1967, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • RECORDINGS
  • Singles
  • (As Burt and the Backbeats) "Move It on the Backbeat," Big Top, 1963
  • "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"/"Trains and Boats and Planes," Kapp, 1965
  • "What's New, Pussycat?"/"My Little Red Book," Kapp, 1965
  • "Nikki"/"Juanita's Place," Liberty, 1966
  • "Alfie"/"Bond Street," A&M, 1967
  • "The Bell That Wouldn't Jingle"/"What the World Needs Now Is Love," A&M, 1968
  • "Message to Michael"/"Are You There (with Another Girl)," A&M, 1968
  • "Come Touch the Sun"/"Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," A&M, 1969
  • "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"/"Pacific Coast Highway," A&M, 1969
  • "Any Day Now"/"A House Is Not a Home," A&M, 1970
  • "All Kinds of People"/"She's Gone Away," A&M, 1971
  • "Freefall"/"One Less Bell to Answer," A&M, 1971
  • (With Barbra Streisand) "(They Long to Be) Close to You," Columbia, 1971
  • "Something Big"/"Living Together, Growing Together," A&M, 1973
  • "Living Together, Growing Together"/"Reflections," A&M, 1974
  • "Futures"/"No One Remembers My Name," A&M, 1977
  • "I Took My Strength from You"/"Time and Tenderness," A&M, 1977
  • "New York Lady"/"Riverboat," A&M, 1979
  • Albums
  • Hit Maker, The Man! Burt Bacharach and His Songs (also known as Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits!), Kapp, 1965
  • What's New, Pussycat? (soundtrack), Rykodisc, 1965
  • After the Fox (soundtrack), United Artists, 1966
  • Reach Out, A&M, 1967
  • Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid (soundtrack), A&M, 1969
  • Make It Easy on Yourself, A&M, 1969
  • Burt Bacharach, A&M, 1971
  • Living Together, A&M, 1973
  • Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits (also known as Greatest Hits), A&M, 1974
  • In Concert, A&M, 1974
  • Futures, A&M, 1977
  • Woman, A&M, 1979
  • Classics, Vol. 23, A&M, 1987
  • Walk on By, Universal, 1987
  • I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Spectrum Music, 1993
  • Songbook, Alex, 1995
  • The Best of Burt Bacharach, PolyGram, 1996
  • Easy Loungin' Collection, Universal, 1996
  • The Look of Love: The Classic Songs of Burt Bacharach, A&M, 1996
  • The Magic of Burt Bacharach, Charly, 1996
  • Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits, MCA, 1997
  • I'll Never Fall in Love Again, PolyGram, 1998
  • The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection, Rhino, 1998
  • A Man & His Music, Spectrum Music, 1998
  • One Amazing Night, N2K, 1998
  • (With Elvis Costello) Painted from Memory (includes song "I StillHave That Other Girl"), Mercury, 1998
  • The Instrumental Side, Varese Sarabande, 1999
  • (With Elvis Costello and Bill Frisell) The Sweetest Punch, Decca,1999
  • The Greatest Hits of Burt Bacharach, Metro, 2001
  • What the World Needs Now: Burt Bacharach Classics, A&M, 2003
  • Album Work
  • Orchestra director, What Now My Love, Phonodisc, Ltd., 1962
  • Arranger and conductor, Blue on Blue, Epic, 1963
  • Producer, Lost Horizon (soundtrack), Bell, 1973
  • Conductor, The Best of Bacharach, I.J.E., 1977
  • Song Work
  • Arranger of horns and strings, "Mexican Divorce," Atlantic, 1962
  • Arranger of horns and strings for the song "Please Stay," Atlantic.
  • Videos
  • Himself, Behind the Scenes of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" (documentary short), New Line Home Video, 1999
  • Himself, The Songmakers Collection (documentary), Arts and Entertainment Home Video, 2001
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scores
  • Forever My Love, Paramount, 1962
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Paramount, 1962
  • Wives and Lovers, Paramount, 1963
  • A House Is Not a Home, Embassy Pictures, 1964
  • Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?, Paramount, 1964
  • Casino Royale (also known as Charles K. Feldman's "Casino Royale"), Columbia, 1967
  • The April Fools, National General, 1969
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • The Making of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Robert L. Crawford Productions, 1970
  • Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You, 1970
  • Bang, Bang, 1973
  • (American version) Together? (also known as I Love You, I LoveYou Not and Amo non amo), 1979
  • Night Shift, Warner Bros., 1982
  • Best Defense, Paramount, 1984
  • Baby Boom, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987
  • Arthur 2: On the Rocks, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Love Hurts, Vestron Video, 1992
  • Isn't She Great? (also known as Ist sie nicht grossartig?),Universal, 2000
  • Peluca (short film), 2003
  • Film Songs
  • "I Cry More," Don't Knock the Rock (also known as Hi Fi andRhythm and Blues), Columbia, 1956
  • Title song, Sad Sack (also known as The Sad Sack), Paramount, 1957
  • (As Burt P. Bacharach) "Warm and Tender," Lizzie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957
  • (Uncredited) Title song, The Blob (also known as The Glob,The Glob That Girdled the Globe, The Meteorite Monster, TheMolten Meteorite, and The Night of the Creeping Dead), Paramount,1958
  • Country Music Holiday, Paramount, 1958
  • Title song, Love in a Goldfish Bowl, Paramount, 1961
  • "Another Tear Falls," Ring-a-Ding Rhythm, 1962
  • Title song, Send Me No Flowers, Universal, 1964
  • Title song, What's New, Pussycat? (also known as Quoi de Neuf,Pussycat?), United Artists, 1965
  • Title song, After the Fox (also known as Caccia alla Volpe), United Artists, 1966
  • Title song, Alfie, Paramount, 1966
  • Title song, Made in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Title song, Promise Her Anything, Paramount, 1966
  • Title song, Something Big, National General, c. 1967
  • Title song, Long Ago Tomorrow (also known as The Raging Moon), 1971
  • Title song, Lost Horizon, Columbia, 1973
  • (With others) "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)," Arthur, Orion, 1981
  • Theme song, Making Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Title song, Baby It's You, Paramount, 1983
  • "They Don't Make Them Like They Used To," Tough Guys, Buena Vista,1986
  • "Everchanging Times," Baby Boom, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987
  • "Love Is My Decision," Arthur 2: On the Rocks, Warner Bros., 1988
  • "Windows of the World," 1969, Atlantic Releasing, 1988
  • (With Elvis Costello) "God Give Me Strength," Grace of My Heart, Gramercy Pictures, 1996
  • Various songs, My Best Friend's Wedding, Columbia/TriStar, 1997
  • "2Wicky," Permanent Midnight, Artisan Entertainment, 1998
  • (With Tim Rice) "Walking Tall," Stuart Little, Sony Pictures Releasing, 1999
  • "Alfie (What's It All About, Austin?)," Austin Powers in Goldmember (also known as Austin Powers: Goldmember), New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Film Lyrics
  • Sad Sack (also known as The Sad Sack), Paramount, 1957
  • (With others) "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)," Arthur, Orion, 1981
  • Television Scores
  • Series
  • Mont-Joye, Societe Radio-Canada (Canada), 1970-75
  • Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1998-2002
  • Television Theme Songs
  • Series
  • Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1998-2002
  • Television Scores
  • Specials
  • "On the Flip Side," Stage 67 (also known as ABC Stage 67),ABC, 1967
  • Singer Presents Burt Bacharach, 1971
  • Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La, ABC, 1973
  • Burt Bacharach: Opus No. 3, ABC, 1973
  • Bacharach 74, 1974
  • Himself, Burt Bacharach ... This Is Now (documentary), PBS, c. 1996
  • Bacharach: One Amazing Night, TNT, 1998
  • Television Songs
  • Episodic
  • "Rome Will Never Leave You," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1964
  • Stage Composer
  • Marlene Dietrich (series of concerts), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NewYork City, 1967, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Promises, Promises, Shubert Theatre (some sources cite Majestic Theatre), New York City, 1968-72, also produced at other venues
  • (With others) Harlem Nocturne (revue; also known as Andre DeShield's "Harlem Nocturne"), Latin Quarter, New York City, 1984
  • Back to Bacharach and David, Club 53, New York City, 1993
  • The Look of Love: The Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David (revue; also known as What the World Needs Now: The Look of Love), Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2003, also produced at other venues
  • Additional music, The Boy from Oz (musical), Imperial Theatre, NewYork City, 2003-2004
  • Song Composer
  • "Another Time, Another Place," 1956
  • "I Cry More," Coral, 1956
  • "Sad Sack," Decca, 1957
  • "The Story of My Life," Columbia, 1957
  • "Warm and Tender," Columbia, 1957
  • "The Bell That Wouldn't Jingle," Kapp, 1957, Epic, 1964, A&M, 1980
  • "The Blob," Columbia, 1958
  • "Christmas Day," Columbia, 1958
  • "Sittin' in the Tree House," Columbia, 1958
  • "Magic Moments," RCA, 1958, also recorded in 1995
  • "Faithfully," Columbia, 1959
  • "Heavenly," Columbia, 1959
  • "With Open Arms," 1959
  • "And This Is Mine," Warner Bros., 1961
  • "I Wake Up Cryin'," Wand, 1961
  • "Loneliness or Happiness," Atlantic, 1961
  • "Love in a Goldfish Bowl," Capitol, 1961
  • "One Part Dog, Nine Parts Cat," Jamie, 1961
  • "Tower of Strength," Liberty, 1961, Musicor, 1962
  • "Baby It's You," Scepter, 1961, Parlophone UK, 1963, Dunhill, 1969, alsorecorded in 1984
  • "Anonymous Phone Call," Liberty, 1962
  • "Don't Make Me Over"/"I Smiled Yesterday," Scepter, 1962
  • "Don't You Believe It," Columbia, 1962
  • "It's Love That Really Counts (in the Long Run)," Scepter, 1962
  • "Keep away from Other Girls," Columbia, 1962
  • "The Love of a Boy," Liberty, 1962
  • "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance," Musicor, 1962
  • "Mexican Divorce," Atlantic, 1962
  • "Make It Easy on Yourself," Veejay, 1962, Smash, 1965
  • "Another Tear Falls," Liberty, 1962, Smash, 1966
  • "Only Love Can Break a Heart," Musicor, 1962, also recorded in 1967 and 1977
  • "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself," Scepter, 1962, also recordedin 1966 and 1970, Stiff, 1978
  • "Any Day Now," Wand, 1962, also recorded in 1966, RCA, 1969, 1982, and 1984
  • "Don't Make Me Over," Columbia, 1962, also recorded in 1970, Next Plateau, 1989
  • "Be True to Yourself," Liberty, 1963
  • "Big Top"/"(They Long to Be) Close to You," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1963
  • "Blue on Blue," Epic, 1963
  • "The Breaking Point," Wand, 1963
  • "Call off the Wedding (without a Groom There Can't Be a Bride)"/"Keep away from Other Girls," Kapp, 1963
  • "If I Never Get to Love You," Big Top, 1963
  • "Let the Music Play," Atlantic, 1963
  • "Make the Music Play"/"Please Make Him Love Me," Scepter, 1963
  • "Move It on the Backbeat"/"A Felicidade," Big Top, 1963
  • "Reach out for Me"/"Magic Potion," Big Top, 1963
  • "Saturday Sunshine"/"And So Goodbye My Love," Kapp, 1963
  • "This Empty Place"/"Wishin' and Hopin'," Scepter, 1963
  • "True Love Never Runs Smooth," Wand, 1963
  • "Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa," Musicor, 1963
  • "Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?," Congress, 1963
  • "Wives and Lovers," 1963
  • "Look in My Eyes, Maria," United Artists, 1963, Columbia, 1965
  • "Anyone Who Had a Heart," Capitol, 1964
  • "Anyone Who Had a Heart"/"Love of a Boy," Scepter, 1964
  • "Forever Yours I Remain," Epic, 1964
  • "From Rocking Horse to Rocking Chair," RCA, 1964
  • "Here Comes the Forgotten Man," Musicor and Liberty, 1964
  • "A House Is Not a Home," Mercury, 1964
  • "I Cry Alone," Wand, 1964, Kapp, 1964
  • "Kentucky Bluebird (Send a Message to Martha)"/"The Last One to Be Loved," Big Hill, 1964
  • "Long after Tonight Is Over," Imperial, 1964
  • "Message to Martha," Veejay and Amy, 1964
  • "Reach out for Me"/"How Many Days of Sadness," Scepter, 1964
  • "Rome Will Never Leave You," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • "Send Me No Flowers," Columbia, 1964
  • "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me"/"Magic Potion (Instrumental)," Big Hill, 1964
  • "To Wait for Love"/"Accept It," Epic, 1964
  • "Walk on By"/"Any Old Time of Day," Scepter, 1964
  • "Wishin' and Hopin'," Philips, 1964
  • "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)"/"A House Is Not a Home," Scepter, 1964
  • "To Wait for Love," United Artists, 1964, A&M, 1968
  • "Love Was Here before the Stars," Kapp, 1964, Parrot, 1969
  • "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me," Reprise, 1964, also recorded in 1970, EMI America, 1983
  • "Me, Japanese Boy I Love You" (also known as "Me, Japanese Boy"), UnitedArtists, 1964, Matador, 1994
  • "Are You There (with Another Girl)"/"If I Ever Make You Cry," Scepter, 1965
  • "Don't Say I Didn't Tell You So," Scepter, 1965
  • "Fool Killer," Musicor, 1965
  • "Here I Am," Scepter, 1965
  • "A Lifetime of Loneliness," Imperial, 1965
  • "Live Again," Imperial, 1965
  • "Looking with My Eyes"/"Only the Strong, Only the Brave," Imperial, 1965
  • "Trains and Boats and Planes," Imperial, 1965
  • "What's New, Pussycat?," Parrot, 1965
  • "What's New, Pussycat?"/"My Little Red Book," Kapp, 1965
  • "What the World Needs Now Is Love," Imperial, 1965
  • "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"/"Trains and Boats and Planes," Kapp, 1965, Scepter, 1966
  • "My Little Red Book," Kapp, 1965, Elektra, 1966
  • "After the Fox," United Artists, 1966
  • "Alfie," Imperial, 1966
  • "Another Night"/"Go with Love," Scepter, 1966
  • "Come and Get Me," Imperial, 1966
  • "Made in Paris," Reprise, 1966
  • "Message to Michael"/"Here Where There Is Love," Scepter, 1966
  • "Nikki"/"Juanita's Place," Liberty, 1966
  • "Promise Her Anything," Parrot, 1966
  • "Windows and Doors"/"So Long Johnny," Imperial, 1966
  • "Alfie"/"The Beginning of Loneliness," Scepter, 1967
  • "Alfie"/"Bond Street," A&M, 1967
  • "Casino Royale," A&M, 1967
  • "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself"/"In between the Heartaches," Scepter, 1967
  • "Reach out for Me"/"The Look of Love," A&M, 1967
  • "The Windows of the World"/"Walk Little Dolly," Scepter, 1967
  • "The Look of Love," Philips, 1967, A&M, 1968, also recorded in 1971
  • "I Say a Little Prayer," Scepter, 1967, Atlantic, 1968, also recorded in1977, Rhythm King/Mute, 1988
  • "The Bell That Wouldn't Jingle"/"What the World Needs Now Is Love," A&M, 1968
  • "Do You Know the Way to San Jose"/"Let Me Be Lonely," Scepter, 1968
  • "Message to Michael"/"Are You There (with Another Girl)," A&M, 1968
  • "Promises, Promises"/"Whoever You Are, I Love You," Scepter, 1968
  • "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me"/"Who Is Gonna Love Me?,"Scepter, 1968
  • "This Guy's in Love with You," A&M, 1968
  • "The April Fools," Scepter, 1969
  • "Come Touch the Sun"/"Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," A&M, 1969
  • "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"/"Pacific Coast Highway," A&M, 1969
  • "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"/"What the World Needs Now is Love," Scepter, 1969
  • "I'm a Better Man," Parrot, 1969
  • "In the Land of Make Believe," Atlantic, 1969
  • "Odds and Ends"/"As Long as There's an Apple Tree," Scepter, 1969
  • "This Girl's in Love with You"/"Dream Sweet Dreamer," Scepter, 1969
  • "Walk on By," 1969 and 1975, Epic, 1978, Polydor, 1989, Next Plateau, 1990
  • "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," Scepter, 1969, also recorded in 1995
  • "Any Day Now"/"A House Is Not a Home," A&M, 1970
  • "Everybody's out of Town," Scepter, 1970
  • "The Green Grass Starts to Grow"/"They Don't Give Medals (to Yesterday'sHeroes)," Scepter, 1970
  • "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," Scepter, 1970
  • "Let Me Go to Him"/"Loneliness Remembers (What Happiness Forgets)," Scepter, 1970
  • "Make It Easy on Yourself"/"Knowing When to Leave," Scepter, 1970
  • "One Less Bell to Answer," Bell, 1970
  • "Paper Mache"/"The Wine Is Young," Scepter, 1970
  • "Send My Picture to Scranton, PA," Scepter, 1970
  • "(They Long to Be) Close to You," A&M, 1970, Columbia, 1971, also recorded in 1972, 1976, and 1993, A&M, 1994
  • "All Kinds of People"/"She's Gone Away," A&M, 1971
  • "Don't Say I Didn't Tell You So," Warner Bros., 1971
  • "Freefall"/"One Less Bell to Answer," A&M, 1971
  • "Long Ago Tomorrow," Scepter, 1971
  • "Something Big," Columbia, 1971
  • "I Just Have to Breathe," Warner Bros., 1972
  • "All Kinds of People," Bell, 1973
  • "Living Together, Growing Together," Bell, 1973
  • "Lost Horizon," A&M, 1973
  • "Something Big"/"Living Together, Growing Together," A&M, 1973
  • "The Windows of the World," 1973
  • "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)," Avco, 1973
  • "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," Atlantic, 1974
  • "I Might Frighten Her Away," A&M, 1974
  • "Living Together, Growing Together"/"Reflections," A&M, 1974
  • "Futures"/"No One Remembers My Name," A&M, 1977
  • "I Took My Strength from You"/"Time and Tenderness," A&M, 1977
  • "New York Lady"/"Riverboat," A&M, 1979
  • "I Don't Need You Anymore," RCA, 1980
  • "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)," Warner Bros., 1981
  • "Just Friends," Boardwalk, 1981
  • "Stronger Than Before," Boardwalk, 1981
  • "Heartlight," Columbia, 1982
  • "Making Love," Atlantic, 1982
  • "That's What Friends Are For," Warner Bros., 1982, Arista, 1985
  • "Maybe," Capitol, 1983
  • "Finder of Lost Loves," Arista, 1984
  • "Sleep with Me Tonight," Columbia, 1984
  • "Love Always," Gordy, 1986
  • "They Don't Make Them Like They Used To," RCA, 1986
  • "On My Own," MCA, 1986, also recorded in 1995
  • "Love Is Fire (Love Is Ice)," MCA, 1987
  • "Love Power," Arista, 1987
  • "Overnight Success," MCA, 1987
  • "Love Light," Columbia, 1988
  • "One More Time Around," Columbia, 1988
  • "Need a Little Faith," MCA, 1989
  • "Take Good Care of You and Me," Arista, 1989
  • "Are You There with Another Girl," RCA, 1991
  • "Everchanging Times," Arista, 1991
  • "Hang Your Teardrops up to Dry," Amherst, 1991
  • "A Higher Place," 1991
  • "Someone Else's Eyes," Arista, 1991
  • "Anyone Who Had a Heart"/"I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself," Elektra, 1993
  • "Don't Say Goodbye," Warner Bros., 1993
  • "Once before You Go," Solar/Epic, 1993
  • "Sing for the Children," Warner Bros., 1993
  • "This Doesn't Feel Like Love," Solar/Epic, 1993
  • "This Is the Night," Warner Bros., 1993
  • "Two Hearts," Reprise, 1993
  • "If I Want To," Word Incorporated/Epic, 1994
  • "This Girl's in Love with You," Teen Beat, 1994
  • "Knowing When to Leave"/"Promises, Promises," Varese Sarabande, 1995
  • "Please Stay," Warner Bros., 1995, also appears on an Atlantic recording
  • (With Elvis Costello) "God Give Me Strength," 1996
  • Composer of other songs, including "Tick Tock Goes the Clock," "Turkey Lurkey Time," and "What am I Doing Here." Bacharach's songs have been recordednumerous times.
  • Album Composer
  • What Now My Love, Phonodisc, Ltd., 1962
  • Blue on Blue, Epic, 1963
  • Presenting Dionne Warwick, Scepter, 1963
  • Anyone Who Had a Heart, Scepter, 1964
  • Make Way for Dionne Warwick, Scepter, 1964
  • Here I Am, Scepter, 1965
  • Hit Maker, The Man! Burt Bacharach and His Songs (also known as Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits!), Kapp, 1965
  • The Sensitive Sound of Dionne Warwick, Scepter, 1965
  • What's New, Pussycat? (soundtrack), Rykodisc, 1965
  • After the Fox (soundtrack), Rykodisc, 1966
  • Are You Ready for This?, Imperial, 1966
  • Dionne Warwick in Paris, Scepter, 1966
  • Here Where There Is Love, Scepter, 1966
  • Casino Royale (soundtrack), Colgems, 1967
  • Dionne Warwick's Golden Hits, Part One, Scepter, 1967
  • On Stage and in the Movies, Scepter, 1967
  • On the Flip Side, Decca, 1967
  • Reach Out, A&M, 1967
  • "The Windows of the World," The Windows of the World, Scepter, 1967
  • The Valley of the Dolls, Scepter, 1968
  • Promises, Promises, Scepter, 1968, soundtrack released by United Artists, 1969
  • The April Fools (soundtrack), 1969
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (soundtrack), A&M, 1969
  • Dionne Warwick's Golden Hits, Part Two, Scepter, 1969
  • Dionne Warwick's Greatest Motion Picture Hits, Scepter, 1969
  • Film Festival, Colgems, 1969
  • Make It Easy on Yourself, A&M, 1969
  • Very Dionne, Scepter, 1970
  • Burt Bacharach, A&M, 1971
  • The Dionne Warwick Story, Scepter, 1971
  • Dionne, Warner Bros., 1972
  • Ellis Larkins Plays the Bacharach and McKuen Songbook, Stanyan Records, 1972
  • Living Together, A&M, 1973
  • Lost Horizon (soundtrack), Bell, 1973
  • Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits (also known as Greatest Hits), A&M, 1974
  • In Concert, A&M, 1974
  • Live in Japan, A&M, 1974
  • The Best of Bacharach, I.J.E., 1977
  • Futures, A&M, 1977
  • Together? (soundtrack), RCA, 1979
  • Woman, A&M, 1979
  • Arthur (soundtrack), 1981
  • Night Shift (soundtrack), Warner Bros., 1982
  • That's What Friends Are For, 1986
  • Reservations for Two, Arista, 1987
  • Walk on By, Universal, 1987
  • Arthur 2: On the Rocks (soundtrack), A&M, 1988
  • Friends Can Be Lovers (includes song "Sunny Weather Love"), Arista, 1989
  • The Dionne Warwick Collection, Her All-Time Greatest Hits, Rhino,1993
  • I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Spectrum Music, 1993
  • Aquanetta de Brasil, Arista, 1994
  • Songbook, Alex, 1995
  • Great Jewish Music: Burt Bacharach, 1997
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (soundtrack), Work, 1997
  • (And author of liner notes) The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection, Rhino, 1998
  • A Man & His Music, Spectrum Music, 1998
  • One Amazing Night, N2K, 1998
  • (With Elvis Costello) Painted from Memory (includes song "I StillHave That Other Girl"), Mercury, 1998
  • (With Elvis Costello and Bill Frisell) The Sweetest Punch, Decca,1999
  • The Greatest Hits of Burt Bacharach, Metro, 2001
  • What the World Needs Now: Burt Bacharach Classics, A&M, 2003
  • Composer of other albums, including Burt Bacharach and Friends andSuperpak--The Best of Burt Bacharach, Rhino.
  • Songbooks
  • (With Hal David) What the World Needs Now is Love: The Burt Bacharach-Hal David Songbook, Polydor, 1972
  • Poetry
  • (With Hal David) What the World Needs Now Is Love: Poetic Selections from the Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, edited by Susan Polis Schutz, Blue Mountain Press, 1979

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Musicians, Volume 49, Gale Group, 2005
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography Supplement, Volume 22, Gale Group,2002
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers: Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, Fourth edition, St. James Press, 2000
    Periodicals
    • Boston Phoenix, August, 1997
    • Entertainment Weekly, April 16, 1993, p. 31; May 23, 1997, p. 65;August 8, 1997, pp. 42-45; December 26, 1997, p. 65
    • Guitar Player, September, 1999, p. 20
    • Interview, February, 1996, pp. 84-87
    • Newsweek, October 5, 1998, pp. 80-81
    • New York Times, July 24, 1997
    • NME, October 3, 1998, pp. 23-24
    • People Weekly, November 13, 1995, p. 31; May 10, 1999, p. 126; December 15, 2003, p. 41
    • Playbill, May 31, 2003, p. 18
    • Time, September 9, 1996, p. 75; July 21, 1997, p. 72
    • TV Guide, April 11, 1998, pp. 5-6

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