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Latest Burt Bacharach Items
The daughter of American composer and songwriter Burt Bacharach is joining South Carolina's equestrian team.
Burt Bacharach knew writing a memoir would be emotional — not because of his never-heard backstage tales or his tumultuous marriages. He knew that being honest would force him to come to terms with the death of his daughter.
In celebration of his upcoming 85th birthday, here's a look at just some of the hits of famed composer Burt Bacharach.
OK, so they made syrupy songs that blurred the lines of musical genres, but Karen Carpenter had the voice of angel that made the Carpenters a musical sensations of the 1970s.
In an obituary Sept. 2 about songwriter Hal David, The Associated Press reported erroneously that David co-wrote the song "That's What Friends Are For" with longtime collaborator Burt Bacharach. The song was co-written by Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager.
Hal David was a man of simple words.
Hal David was a man of simple words. A writer by trade — and a journalist by education — Mr. David had a knack for encapsulating love, earnestness and a wry sense of humor into a melody that was just a few minutes long.
Hal David, the stylish, heartfelt lyricist who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and beyond, has died. He was 91.
President Barack Obama honored Burt Bacharach and Hal David on Wednesday night as "two kings of songwriting," presenting them the nation's highest prize for popular music at the White House.