The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection
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The album's song "I Still Have That Other Girl" won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. A fourth writing credit went to Liza Minnelli's ex-husband Peter Allen, as the line "When you get caught between the moon and New York City" was taken from an unreleased song Allen and Bayer Sager had previously written together.
Bacharach cited Milhaud, under whose guidance he wrote a "Sonatina for Violin, Oboe and Piano",  as his greatest influence. He occasionally joined Warwick for sold-out concerts in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York City, where they performed at the Rainbow Room in 1996.Bacharach underwent a remarkable resurgence in popularity in the 1990s, with alternative acts such as Pizzicato Five, Oasis, REM, Stereolab, Faith No More, Yo La Tengo, Ben Folds Five, the White Stripes and John Zorn each paying homage to Bacharach in interviews and through recordings. Bacharach and David's other Oscar nominations for Best Song in the latter half of the 1960s were for " The Look of Love", " What's New Pussycat? Burt Bacharach Song By Song: The ultimate Burt Bacharach reference for fans, serious record collectors, and music critics, Schirmer Trade Books, 2010, section: "A Little Bacharach Background.
In 1985, Bacharach and Sager composed the title theme to the TV series Finder of Lost Loves, which was a minor hit for Dionne Warwick. The soundtrack failed to generate a significant hit (although the 5th Dimension’s cover of “Living Together, Growing Together” reached No.The pair struck gold almost immediately with hits forMarty Robbins(“The Story of My Life,” which reached No. Cherry Red Records is releasing a new collection highlighting the first 10 years of Burt’s songwriting career as well as a disc showcasing some of his musical influences. As a teenager, Bacharach fell in love with jazz and sometimes used a fake ID to sneak into 52nd Street nightclubs to see bebop legends like Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.
Burt Bacharach’s first hit had come in 1957, with the hokey country ballad The Story of My Life, his first collaboration with lyricist Hal David. Bacharach once owned the Dover House restaurant, which was located across the street from Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury, New York. Tommy Hunt first recorded this Bacharach/David song, before Dusty Springfield scored the biggest hit with it in 1964.The result was the Broadway musical Promises, Promises, which ran for three years and 1,281 performances and won two Tonys and a Grammy for best cast recording. In 1971, Barbra Streisand appeared on the special Singer Presents Burt Bacharach, where they discussed their careers and favorite songs and performed songs together.