I added the transcription of a Burt Bacharach cover story from Newsweek, The Music Man 1970. I haven’t scanned the cover art yet, but it’s an excellent read. Thanks are due my bro ther, who generously gave me a copy of
It’s been 35 years, but Burt is finally back on Broadway. The Look Of Love, a new musical built around the classic songs of Bacharach and David, opens on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street, on May 4, with previews beginning April 4. A production of the Roundabout Theatre Company, The Look of Love was conceived by David Thompson, Scott Ellis, David Loud and Ann Reinking and stars a large cast including Liz Callaway, Kevin Ceballo, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Eugene Fleming, Capathia Jenkins, Janine, LaManna, Shannon Lewis, Rachelle Rak and Desmond Richardson.
Read the complete press release announcing the show.
Davide Bonori just sent me the latest updates to his incredible Bacharach discographies. I’ve formatted and uploaded the chronological discography and I hope to have the alphabetical discography up shortly.
Any additions or corrections should be sent directly to Davide. Please not his new email address.
Irish vocalist Siobhan Pettit has released Long Ago Tomorrow, a new jazz-inflected collection of 14 songs by Burt Bacharach, spanning his catalog from “Wives and Lovers” to “Painted From Memory.” You can sample tracks from Siobhan’s record and purchase the disc online by visiting her Website.