Burt Bacharach

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The secret of happy home working? A good local pub | Letters
Letters: A pint and a laugh | Sir Harry Lauder | Lord Rockingham’s XI | Pitney v Pitney | Turkey and Grenfell | British Library

14, Feb, 2023 @5:06 PM

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Burt Bacharach: 10 of his greatest songs
Recording with Hal David, Dionne Warwick and Aretha Franklin, the late songwriter’s discog includes some of the best pop songs ever written

Michael Hann

10, Feb, 2023 @1:38 PM

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Burt Bacharach: an astonishing creator of impermeable classics and super-smooth pop
He was dubbed ‘easy listening’ but this was nonsense. His dazzling music, a result of classical tuition and nights in bebop clubs, defied categories – and made stars of soul singers, rock bands and mum-friendly crooners

Alexis Petridis

09, Feb, 2023 @9:19 PM

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Burt Bacharach, master of pop songwriting, dies aged 94
Singer and performer, who wrote Walk on By and What the World Needs Now Is Love, died at home in Los Angeles of natural causes

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Feb, 2023 @5:18 PM

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Burt Bacharach obituary
Songwriter whose hits, including I Say a Little Prayer and Walk On By, became classics of easy-listening pop

Adam Sweeting

09, Feb, 2023 @4:03 PM

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Burt Bacharach review – magic moments from master of lounge
His political fire may be dampened by syrupy backings, but Bacharach’s musical chemistry with guest vocalist Joss Stone is considerable

Mark Beaumont

17, Jul, 2019 @10:12 AM

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Burt Bacharach on his best-known hits: ‘My songs are a form of resistance’
He adored Dusty, drove Cilla to exhaustion and had so many hits he lost count. The singer-songwriter looks back over a very personal catalogue

Eve Barlow

10, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Dionne Warwick review – old-school legacy show soars and bores
Powering through a medley of potent soul hits and glossy MOR tracks, her voice remains full of sweetness and power – when it’s given the chance

Alexis Petridis

19, Sep, 2018 @12:51 PM

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Burt Bacharach review – masterclass in melody by pop maverick
The artist behind one of America’s great songbooks leads a dazzling parade of classic songs

Caroline Sullivan

08, Jul, 2018 @12:26 PM

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Why do birds suddenly appear? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Susanna Rustin
The Guardian writer and editor Susanna Rustin answers one of the most common queries put to Google

Susanna Rustin

03, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Promises, Promises review – Bacharach's musical makeover of Wilder's Apartment
A revival of Neil Simon’s adaptation of the Billy Wilder classic, with songs by Bacharach and Hal David, is well performed but gratingly anachronistic

Michael Billington

18, Jan, 2017 @11:28 AM

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Rumer: This Girl’s in Love review – in love with love and Burt Bacharach

Dave Simpson

24, Nov, 2016 @9:15 PM

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