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Burt F. Bacharach ( /ˈbækəræk/ BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American pianist, composer and music producer. He is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the mid-1950s through the 1980s, with lyrics written by Hal David. Many of their hits were produced specifically for, and performed by, Dionne Warwick. Following on with the initial success of this collaboration, Bacharach went on to produce hits with Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Jackie DeShannon and others. As of 2006, Bacharach had written 70 Top 40 hits in the U.S., and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK. Burt Bacharach was born in Kansas City, Missouri, but grew up in the Forest Hills section of New York City, graduating from Forest Hills High School in 1946. He is the son of Irma (née Freeman) and Bert Bacharach, a well-known syndicated newspaper columnist, and is of German-Jewish descent. Bacharach studied music at McGill University, under Helmut Blume, at the Mannes School of Music, and at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito, California. His composition teachers included Darius Milhaud, Henry Cowell, and Bohuslav Martinů. Following service in the Army, Bacharach worked as a pianist, both as a solo
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Mac DeMarco Covers Burt Bacharach's "This Guy's In Love With You" In A Hilarious Video Dedicated To His New Guitarist
Mac DeMarco posted a surprise video late last night introducing his new guitarist, Andy White. In typically farcical DeMarco style, the clip shows White roam around New York, a city "[he's] just arrived in to replace Peter Segar [DeMarco's previous lead ...
Mac DeMarco covers Burt Bacharach's 'This Guy's In Love With You' - watch
Mac DeMarco has covered 'This Guy's In Love With You' by Burt Bacharach as a way of introducing new guitarist Andy White to fans. White replaces Peter Sagar, who has left DeMarco's band to focus on his own Homeshake. In the video you can see below, White ...
Mac DeMarco Drops Video Of Burt Bacharach Cover, Introduces New Guitarist [WATCH]
Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco accomplishes a lot in his new video covering Burt Bacharach's "This Guy's In Love With You." The video primarily serves as an introduction to DeMarco's new guitarist, Andy White, who will be taking over for Peter Sagar.
Mac DeMarco covers Burt Bacharach’s “This Guy’s In Love With You” and introduces his new guitarist
In pursuit of his own solo career as HOMESHAKE, longtime Mac DeMarco guitarist Peter Sagar has left behind his bros in the band. As his replacement, DeMarco has enlisted another buddy of his in Andy White. Our first introduction of the stache-rocking ...
Burt Bacharach, Barbara Boxer to Headline Hillary Clinton SuperPAC Event
Producer Howard Gordon, co-creator of “Homeland,” and his wife Cami are hosting a Sept. 21 event at their Pacific Palisades home for Ready for Hillary, the SuperPAC that is raising money in anticipation that Hillary Clinton will run for president.
Bill Frisell: The Sweetest Punch (Songs of Costello)
Perhaps I am one of few people on earth that can honestly state they have been a long-time fan of both Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach. (Editor’s note: count me as another one). While on the surface the two might not seem to have much in common ...
Hear Mac DeMarco Cover Burt Bacharach In Wacky Video Intro To New Guitarist
Mac DeMarco is no stranger to messing with people. When I saw him perform a couple weeks ago at FYF Fest, he introduced one of his most popular songs, “Blue Boy,” as “Big Big Big Dirty Diaper.” He’s also no stranger to covers, as his recent ...
Rock Hall Anniversary: Issac Hayes’ Hot Buttered Soul
The two songs were covers of the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song “Walk on By” (a hit for Dionne Warwick), and the Jimmy Webb country classic “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”. Both songs, which initially clocked in at less than three minutes ...
Mega-Producers Ryan Murphy, Howard Gordon to Host Hillary Clinton Super PAC Fundraiser
Glee creator Ryan Murphy and his husband, David Mill, will co-chair the event, which also will feature a concert by three-time Academy Award-winning composer Burt Bacharach and an appearance by California Senator Barbara Boxer. Tickets for the event are ...
Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio – We’re Back – Whaling City Sounds
Burt Bacharach’s “I Say a Little Prayer” is well done in the hands of Gibbs and Barron. Ron Carter is featured on the AWB hit, “Pick Up the Pieces,” as he and Barron play well off each other as the tempo gets ratcheted up with Carter in high gear ...
CMU’s One Liners: Odd Future, Wretch 32, The Vamps and more
Smoked rock sprat Mac DeMarco has hired a new guitarist and his name is Andrew Charles White. DeMarco has also done a cover of Herb Alpert/Burt Bacharach’s ‘This Guy’s In Love With You’ and shot a short film starring, well, Andrew Charles White.
Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello Drills Into The Heart Of The Song
With the exception of a period in the late 80s, early 90s, Steve Nieve has played on nearly every Costello album including the collaborations with Allen Toussaint and Burt Bacharach.
Steve Nieve Reinterpreting Elvis Costello on Solo Tour
“I have been playing with Elvis for many years, with the Attractions, with the Imposters, with Burt Bacharach with Alan Toussaint, so many projects together, it feels natural to me to begin this series with E.C.” said Steve. Elvis Costello ...
Pro-Clinton super PAC plans November strategy meeting
Over the weekend, Variety reported that singer Burt Bacharach and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif, will headline a Sept. 21 fundraiser for the group at the Los Angeles area home of Homeland producer Howard Gordon.
“Choosey Beggar” was a US R&B#35. The follow-up album from 1967, Away We A Go Go, includes the Burt Bacharach cover “Walk On Bay” and the above-mentioned “I'm The One You Need” written by Holland-Dozier-Holland. In 1967, Smokey Robinson and Al ...