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Title:
Anyone who had a heart
ISBN:
9780062210883
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperAudio, 2013.
Physical Description:
1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
General Note:
Unabridged.
Abstract:
One of the greatest songwriters of all time offers a frank and riveting account of his life and the stories behind the hits.Over the past six decades, Burt Bacharach's legendary songwriting has touched millions of devoted listeners all over the world. In Anyone Who Had a Heart, Bacharach steps out from behind the music to give an honest, engaging look at his life—from his work with Hal David, Dionne Warwick, Elvis Costello, and many others to his tumultuous marriages and the devastating fate of his beloved daughter.Growing up in Forest Hills, New York, during the 1930s and '40s, Burt Bacharach fell in love with music after sneaking into a Manhattan jazz club to see the legendary Dizzy Gillespie. After a stint in the Army during the Korean War, he toured the world with Marlene Dietrich, wrote an endless string of hits, scored numerous Hollywood films, married the glamorous movie star Angie Dickinson, and composed the music for the huge Broadway hit...
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