Bacharach leaves behind lush trove of romantic songsFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Music played softly, almost imperceptibly, in the background of a hotel lounge where Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello talked about their songwriting collaboration, “Painted From Memory.”
Burt Bacharach, legendary composer of pop songs, dies at 94February 9, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Bacharach, the singularly gifted and popular composer who delighted millions with the quirky arrangements and unforgettable melodies of "Walk on By," "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and dozens of other hits, has died at 94.
Burt Bacharach was a hit at the racetrack, tooFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not all of Burt Bacharach's hits were on the charts. The Oscar-winning songwriter and pianist found success at the racetrack, too.
He first got into horse racing in 1968, the year in which he co-wrote hits “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” by Dionne Warwick and “This Guy's in Love with You” by Herb Alpert.
Burt Bacharach, Steven Sater album attracts Broadway starsNovember 1, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — One of musical theater's most exciting new writing partnerships started with a breakup song.
Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Steven Sater bonded while creating “Ready to Be Done With You,” cementing a collaboration that has now produced a 13-track concept album sung by some of Broadway's best.
Review: Rumer sets new standards with Hugh Prestwood catalogAugust 12, 2020 GMT
Rumer, “Nashville Tears” (Cooking Vinyl)
The combination of Rumer’s crystalline voice and Hugh Prestwood’s songs results in some breathtaking, deeply moving music on “Nashville Tears,” the Pakistan-born, British singer’s interpretation of the Texas-born, New York-based songwriter’s catalog...