The First Book of Songs 1954-58 - Burt Bacharach

The First Book of Songs 1954-58
Released 16th February 2009. Burt Bacharach revolutionised popular songwriting, employing a previously unimagined technical sophistication that would find full expression in the sixties when with an astonishing run of unforgettable hits, he and his lyricist partner Hal David, ruled the pop charts. The Prince of popular music, Bacharach was now respected by everyone from Brian Wilson to Bill Evans to Frank Zappa, but his early years had been ones of struggle and frustrating compromise. This collection offers fascinating glimpses of an eclectic apprenticeship that culminated in the landmark first hits ‘Magic Moments’ and ‘The Story of My Life’.
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Code: ACMEM166CD
Weight: 200
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Keep Me In Mind - Patti Page / These Desperate Hours - Mel Torme (from the film "The Desperate Hours") / Peggy's In The Pantry - Sherry Parsons / The Morning Mail - The Gallahads / I Cry More - Alan Dale (from the film "Don't Knock the Rock") / Beauty Isn't Everything - June Valli / The Story Of My Life - Marty Robbins / Winter Warm - Gale Storm / Love Bank - Bob Manning / Warm and Tender - Johnny Mathis (from the film "Lizzie") / Underneath The Overpass - Jo Stafford / Sad Sack - Jerry Lewis (from the Film “Sad Sack”) / Uninvited Dream - Peggy Lee / The Story Of My Life - Michael Holliday / Magic Moments - Perry Como / Hot Spell - Margaret Whiting (from the film "Hot Spell") / Sittin' In The Tree House - Marty Robbins / Humble Pie - The Four Preps / The Night That Heaven Fell - Tony Bennett (from the film “The Night Heaven Fell (Les bijoutiers du claire de lune)” / The Blob - The Four Blobs (from the film "The Blob") / Saturday Night in Tiajuana - The Four Blobs / Wendy Wendy - The Four Coin / Heavenly - Johnny Mathis / Another Time, Another Place - Patti Page / That Kind of Woman - Joe Williams and The Count Basie Orchestra / Burt Bacharach - Searching Wind / Burt Bacharach - Rosanne
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