Sunday, June 16, 2024

Here are 6 Great Burt Bacharach Songs Not Sung by Dionne Warwick, All Forgotten Hits


There are plenty of great hits written by Burt Bacharach not sung by Dionne Warwick, Jackie DeShannon, or Dusty Springfield. Here are six, and I’m not even including “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” by BJ Thomas or “They Long to Be Close to You” by the Carpenters.

These were all hits, and I guarantee you will start humming them all the time. There’s nothing like Marilyn McCoo singing “One Less Bell.” Nothing.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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