BURT BACHARACH BIOGRAPHY & ALBUMS LIST
Burt Freeman Bacharach born May 12, 1928 American singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal David as part of the duo Bacharach and David.
Most of their hits were written specifically for and performed by Dionne Warwick, but early on they worked with Gene Pitney and Gene McDaniels. Following the initial success of these collaborations, Bacharach went on to write hits for The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Jackie DeShannon, Tom Jones, Herb Alpert, B.J. Thomas and others. As of 2012, Bacharach had written 73 Top 40 hits in the U.S. and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK (source: wikipedia.org)
Burt Bacharach ALBUMS Hit maker!: Burt Bacharach plays the Burt Bacharach Hits (1965) What's New Pussycat? (Film Soundtrack) (1965) After the Fox (Film Soundtrack) (1966) Reach Out (1967) Casino Royale (Film Soundtrack) (1967) On the Flip Side (Television Soundtrack) (1967) Make It Easy on Yourself (1969) Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Film Soundtrack) (1969) Promises, Promises (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (1969) Burt Bacharach (1971) Lost Horizon (Film Soundtrack) (1973) Burt Bacharach in Concert (1974) Living Together (1974) Futures (1977) Woman (1979) Arthur (Film Soundtrack) (1981) Night Shift (Film Soundtrack) (1982) Arthur 2: On the Rocks (Film Soundtrack) (1988) One Amazing Night (1998) Painted from Memory with Elvis Costello (1998) The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection [3-Disc Compilation] (2001) Motown Salutes Bacharach [Compilation] (2002) Isley Meets Bacharach: Here I Am with Ronald Isley (2003)* Blue Note Plays Burt Bacharach [Compilation] (2004) At This Time (2005) The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook [2-Disc Compilation] (2006) Burt Bacharach & Friends Gold [2-Disc Compilation] (2006) Colour Collection [Compilation] (2007) Marlene Dietrich with the Burt Bacharach Orchestra (2007) Burt Bacharach: Live at the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (2008) Magic Moments: The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection [3-Disc Compilation] (2008) Anyone Who Had A Heart - The Art Of The Songwriter [6-Disc Compilation] (2013)