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  1. Download sheet music for Burt Bacharach. Choose from Burt Bacharach sheet music for such popular songs as What the World Needs Now Is Love, (They Long to Be) Close To You, and What the World Needs Now. Print instantly, or sync to our free PC, web and mobile apps.
  2. The song They Long to Be Close to You was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and was first released by Richard Chamberlain in It was covered by The Living Strings Plus Two Pianos, Kiyoshi Sugimoto Sextet, Ray Davies and The Button Down Brass, Erroll Garner and other artists.
  3. The album contains the hit singles "(They Long to Be) Close to You" and "We've Only Just Begun". The former was the duo's song that gained the Carpenters an international reputation for a decade. The album topped the Canadian Albums Chart and peaked at #2 on the US Billboard albums chart. It was also successful in the United Kingdom, entering the top 50 of the official chart for 76 weeks during the .
  4. For the flugelhorn solo in Close To You,for example, Richard tried to imagine how Herb Alpert would play a part written by Burt Bacharach. When it came time to do the session, though, Alpert wasn’t available so they brought in Chuck Findley.
  5. The beginning of the '70s looked bright for Burt Bacharach, as the Carpenters took "(They Long to Be) Close to You" to number one in the U.S. in July The forecast was premature, though, as three of his closest partners -- Hal David, Dionne Warwick, and his second wife Angie Dickinson -- left him.
  6. “ (They Long to Be) Close to You” was the first Burt Bacharach/Hal David composition the Carpenters covered. The song was recorded time and time again during the .
  7. Oct 27,  · Burt Bacharach grew up in the Queens borough of New York City, the son of Mark “Bert” Bacharach, a syndicated newspaper columnist, and Irma, an amateur painter and songwriter who pushed Burt.
  8. This item: Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits [VINYL LP] [STEREO] by Burt Bacharach Vinyl $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Sold by Found On The River and ships from Amazon Fulfillment/5(14).

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