Dionne Warwick

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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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Dionne Warwick's greatest tracks – ranked!
As the soul legend is nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, we pick her 20 greatest songs from her 60s collaborations with Burt Bacharach to her later power ballads

Alexis Petridis

18, Feb, 2021 @12:35 PM

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'A legend in her own right': Carolyn Franklin, Aretha's forgotten sister
She was a genius songwriter and singer but could never escape her sibling’s shadow – and died at just 43. Family and friends including Martha Reeves and Bettye Lavette celebrate the life of a cruelly overlooked artist

Fraser Morris

07, Jan, 2021 @12:37 PM

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How Dionne Warwick became the queen of Twitter (with a little help from Chance the Rapper)
The pop legend has emerged as a cheeky wisecracker on social media – much to the delight of her targets, including The Weeknd

07, Dec, 2020 @3:49 PM

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Red Hot at 30: how compilations used big music stars to combat Aids
Over three decades, artists like David Bowie, Madonna and George Michael all gave their names, and music, to a project that aimed to shine a light for those who needed it most

Jim Farber

25, Sep, 2020 @7:25 AM

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Dionne Warwick on singing, psychics and the hell of segregation: 'We all bleed red blood'
The great pop vocalist talks about Elvis, Bacharach and David, her cousin Whitney Houston – and her experience with Donald Trump on The Celebrity Apprentice

Amy Fleming

23, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Aretha Franklin's 30 greatest songs – ranked!
The queen of soul’s imperious late-60s, early-70s output was unsurpassed, but through the eras of disco, hip-hop and house, she always offered something special

Alexis Petridis

21, Nov, 2019 @2:24 PM

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'Our friendship was intimate on all levels': Robyn Crawford on her love for Whitney Houston
The star’s former assistant opens up about a 20-year relationship that weathered addiction, fame and secrecy

Emma Brockes

16, Nov, 2019 @11:00 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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