Very Best of Burt Bacharach - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Stephen Paley; Chris Andrews; Aaron Schroeder; John Franz; Luther Dixon; Michael Omartian; Peter Sullivan; Wally Gold; Hal David; Bill Inglot; Bones Howe; Burt Bacharach; Carole Bayer-Sager; Patrick Milligan (Compilation)
- The Very Best of Burt Bacharach [Rhino]
Includes liner notes by Patrick Milligan & Alec Cumming.
Digitally remastered by Andrew Garver & Bill Inglot.
Audio Remasterers: Andrew Garver; Bill Inglot.
Arrangers: Larry Wilcox; Bob Alcivar; Bill Holman; Bones Howe; Burt Bacharach; Carole Bayer Sager.
A handy single-disc consolidation of the three-disc box set THE LOOK OF LOVE, THE VERY BEST OF BURT BACHARACH drops the rarities and oddities for a 16-track blast of nothing but the biggest hits, over a third of which are sung by Bacharach and Hal David's premier vocal partner, Dionne Warwick. Other singers include Gene Pitney, the Shirelles, Dusty Springfield, and Christopher Cross, all of them performing some of the finest songs of their careers. Best of all for the most easy-listening-averse fans--none of the songs come from Bacharach's 1960s and '70s albums for A&M Records, on which it's made clear that the best songwriters are not always the best singers. Only the lack of Warwick's "Promises, Promises," perhaps the trio's most exemplary work together, keeps THE VERY BEST OF BURT BACHARACH from being perfect.
- Country of Origin
- Warner Bros.
- WEA (Distributor)
- Burt Bacharach
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Baby It's You
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Only Love Can Break a Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Anyone Who Had a Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Walk on By
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] What the World Needs Now Is Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Alfie
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] What's New Pussycat?
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] I Say a Little Prayer
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Look of Love, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] I'll Never Fall in Love Again
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] One Less Bell to Answer
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] That's What Friends Are For
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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