Burt Bacharach Died Everything You Need to Know
Burt Bacharach One of pop’s greatest songwriters Burt Bacharach has sadly died at the age of 94. What a Legend!! What comes to mind when you see this prolific composer?
His famous songs have been recorded by arguSongs that he co-wrote which have topped the Billboard Hot 100 include “This Guy’s in Love with You” (1968), “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” (1969), “(They Long to Be) Close to You” (1970), “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” (1981), and “That’s What Friends Are For” (1986).
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The Art of The Songwriter is a career spanning box set that features music for all six decades of Burt Bacharach’s career.
A man who is unquestionably one of the greatest writers of popular music of the last one hundred years. Who, in the modern era, has but a handful of peers.
He is also one of the few songwriters that have stepped out into the spotlight as a performer. His songs records by the help of arguably a greater variety of artists than any other. However, from the singer that many associate with his writing.
Dionne Warwick, to Dusty Springfield and Elvis Costello. The Carpenters to Oasis’ Noel Gallagher and Tom Jones to Sergio Mendes.
His is a name synonymous with beautiful, sometimes quirky, melodies. This have provided the soundscape for some of popular music’s most romantic ballads.
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His trademark chord progressions, syncopated rhythmic patterns, unusual phrasing and use of meter make his songs instantly recognizable. Whether it’s as a writer of ‘pop’ hits as well as for movies and the Broadway stage.