The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection
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The first song they collaborated on was "Where Did the Time Go” by The Pointer Sisters, released as a single in 1980. Bacharach has been involved in thoroughbred racing as an owner and breeder for more than 30 years, and his horses have competed in some of the sport’s most prestigious events. Best known for composing and often performing his many pop hits from 1962-70, mainly with lyrics written by Hal David.
Richard Chamberlain first recorded this Burt Bacharach and Hal David ballad in 1963, but it was not a hit. The other guests on the television special were dancers Rudolph Nureyev and Bettie de Jong, and singer Tom Jones.Dionne Warwick actually recorded the first demo (and eventually a hit with it in 1970), and Butler said of her version: "Man, it's a great song, and the girl who's singing it, and the arrangement, is a hit. After graduating from Forest Hills High School, Bacharach enrolled in the music studies program at McGill University in Montreal.
His performances then consisted primarily of improvisations and pop medleys of the day, although he was billed as a concert pianist.
In early 2009, Bacharach worked with Italian soul singer Karima Ammar and produced her debut single "Come In Ogni Ora".
By the early 1980s, Bacharach's marriage to Angie Dickinson had ended, but a new partnership with lyricist Carole Bayer Sager proved rewarding, both commercially and personally. Combining elements of jazz, pop, Brazilian music and rock, Bacharach created a unique new sound that embodied the time. Burt Bacharach Plays the Burt Bacharach Hits, which featured his own mostly instrumental re-recordings of some of his best-known songs, became a hit in the U.In March 2023, a collection of Bacharach's collaborations with Elvis Costello was due to be released. In June 2015, Bacharach performed in the UK at the Glastonbury Festival,   and a few weeks later appeared on stage at the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark, South London, to launch What's It All About? He was stationed in Germany and played piano in officers' clubs there, and at Fort Dix, and Governors Island.