Dots Special: Birthday dedication to Burt Bacharach 12 May 2013

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I’m told that Burt Bacharach is the finest songwriter of the 20th Century… feel free to discuss this theory amongst yourselves!

Well, it’s Bacharach’s birthday today, and it seems this was a glaring omission from my Dots Triple today! Whoops!

Here are five of his most popular offerings to the world of music… enjoy!

Burt Bacharach with the wonderful Dionne Warwick:

Trains and Boats and Planes:

Written by Bacharach and performed by one of my favourite singers of all time, Dusty Springfield:

Costello joins Bacharach in this lovely little number…

…and then there’s this…

Happy Birthday, Burt! 85 years young today, and still going strong in the world of music!

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