Dionne Warwick and the man who wrote most of her hits, the late Kansas City native Burt Bacharach, will be inducted into the American Jazz Walk of Fame this weekend.
Cherry Red Records is releasing a new collection highlighting the first 10 years of Burt’s songwriting career as well as a disc showcasing some of his musical influences. The four–disc collection, Burt Bacharach: Dream Big – The First Decade Of Songs, features a whopping 116 recordings and will be released in the UK on July 23.
(h/t to Alistair from the dicusssion forum).
Four CD collection following the songwriting beginnings of Burt Bacharach. * Including a CD of Bacharach’s Influences and Inspirations.
Burt’s former musical director Rob Shirakbari spoke with Tidal about his experience working with Bacharach.
Super Deluxe Edition box no longer ‘D2C’ only Elvis Costello has compiled a new release called The Songs of Bacharach & Costello that brings together all of the published songs that he has written with Burt Bacharach.
“Moon Over Wichita” And “Heartbreak Storms” ?Out Now Via Big Yellow Dog Music 8x GRAMMY-winner Burt Bacharach and GRAMMY-winning artist, songwriter and producer Daniel Tashian are musical kindred spirits who can’t stop collaborating. Today (4.1), they share two new songs called ” Moon Over Wichita” and ” Heartbreak Storms” via Big Yellow Dog Music.
Burt Bacharach doesn’t mind a few raindrops fallin’ on his head. The 93-year-old songwriter, who is considered one of the most important composers of pop music, has seen enough to be unconcerned about the ups and downs of the music business.
NEW YORK — One of musical theater’s most exciting new writing partnerships started with a breakup song. Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Steven Sater bonded while creating “Ready to Be Done With You,” cementing a collaboration that has now produced a 13-track concept album sung by some of Broadway’s best.