Burt Freeman Bacharach (Kansas City, 12 de mayo de 1928) es un compositor, productor y cantante estadounidense, ha escrito con una gran cantidad de éxitos comerciales.

Artistas de la talla de: Perry Como, Dusty Stringfield, Tom Jones, The Carpenters o Elvis Costello han interpretado sus composiciones, muchas de las cuales han sido parte del sountrack de exitosas películas.

Ha sido multigalardonado con 6 premios Grammy, 2 globos de oro, 1 premio BAFTA y 3 premios Oscar.


  • 1969, Grammy Awards, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) and Promises, Promises.
  • 1969, Academy Award, «Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head.»
  • 1981, Academy Award and Golden Globe, «Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)»
  • 1997, Trustees Award from NARAS on the Grammy Awards broadcast.
  • 1997, subject of a PBS «Great Performances» biography, «Burt Bacharach: This is Now,».
  • 1998, Grammy Award for the single «I Still Have That Other Girl,» in collaboration with Elvis Costello.
  • 2000, People magazine named him one of the «Sexiest Men Alive», and one of the «50 Most Beautiful People» in 1999.
  • 2001, Polar Music Prize, presented in Stockholm by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
  • 2002, National Academy Of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) New York Heroes Award.
  • 2005, GQ Magazine Inspiration Award.
  • 2006, George and Ira Gershwin Award for Musical Achievement from UCLA.
  • 2006, Thornton Legacy Award, USC; They also created the Burt Bacharach Music Scholarship at the Thornton School to support outstanding young musicians
  • 2008, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, when he was proclaimed music’s «Greatest Living Composer.»
  • 2009, Bacharach received an honorary Doctorate of Music from Berklee College of Music. The award was presented to him during the Great American Songbook concert, which paid tribute to his music
  • 2011, Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with Hal David, awarded by the Library of Congress.

En este post encontrarás versiones o apariciones en películas de algunos de sus más reconocidos éxitos.


  1. I Say a Little Prayer
    1. Dionne Warwick
    2. Aretha Franklin
    3. My Best Friend Wedding Version
  2. I’ll never fall in love again
    1. Dionne Warwick
    2. Elvis Costello
  3. Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head
    1. B.J. Thomas
    2. Spider-Man 2 scene
    3. Michael Jackson
  4. This guy’s in love with you
    1. Herb Alpert
    2. Andy Williams
    3. B.J. Thomas
    4. Oasis
    5. Faith No More
    6. Barry Manilow
    7. Samy Davis Jr.
    8. Donny Osmond
  5. What the World Needs Now
    1. Jackie DeShannon
    2. Dionne Warwick
    3. Will Young
    4. The Boss Baby Soundtrack
    5. Burt Bacharach
    6. Glee
    7. Burt Bacharach & The Posies – Austin Powers
  6. That’s what friends are for
    1. Dionne Warwick & Friends
    2. Celine Dionne
    3. Trijntje Oosterhuis
    4. Rod Stewart
  7. What’s new Pussycat
    1. Tom Jones
    2. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
  8. The look of love
    1. Dusty Springfield
    2. Casino Royale Soundtrack
    3. Sergio Mendez
    4. Diana Krall
    5. Trijntje Oosterhuis
  9. Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)
    1. Christofer Cross
    2. Barry Manilow
    3. Rumer
  10. (They Long to be) Close to you
    1. The Carpenters
    2. Barry Manilow
    3. Trijntje Oosterhuis
    4. Harry Conick Jr.
    5. Michael Bolton

1. I Say a Little Prayer (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1967)

2. I’ll never fall in love again (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1968)

3. Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1969)

4. This guy’s in love with you (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1968)


5. What the World Needs Now (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1965

6. That’s what friends are for (B. Bacharach / Carol Bayer Sager – 1982)

7. What’s new Pussycat (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1965)

8. The look of love (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1967)

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9. Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) (Christofer Cross / B. Bacharach / Carole Bayer Sager / Peter Allen – 1981)

10. (They Long to be) Close to you (B. Bacharach / H. David – 1970

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