What’s New Pussycat? - Tom Jones

Burt Bacharach: At The Top of His Game

Episode 4

Episode date - July 5, 2013

How Music Changed

    In the mid-sixties, Burt Bacharach was at the absolute top of his game.

    It was unprecedented for a songwriter to achieve a level of fame comparable to the performer, but that is precisely what happened; Burt Bacharach was a star in his own right, composing hit songs and movie themes virtually ‘on demand’.

    Here is a selection of songs featured from this portion of his career;

    1) What the World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon

    2) What’s New Pussycat? - Tom Jones

    3) My Little Red Book - Love

    4) I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself - Dionne Warwick

    5) Alfie - Dionne Warwick

    6) The Look of Love - Dusty Springfield

    7) The Look of Love - Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66

    8) Casino Royale - Herb Alpert

    9) The Windows of the World - The Pretenders

    10) I Say a Little Prayer - Dionne Warwick

    11) I Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin

    12) Do You Know the Way to San Jose - Dionne Warwick

    Channel 142 - Burt Bacharach