Burt Bacharach Has Passed Away
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CNN - Burt Bacharach, the acclaimed composer and songwriter behind popular songs such as “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” “(They Long to Be) Close to You,” and the theme from the movie “Arthur,” has passed away at the age of 94, a family member of Bacharach confirmed to CNN. “The songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David canvassed my childhood and soundtracked every cool cocktail party back in the day,” wrote singer and former teen idol Shaun Cassidy on Twitter. “Their work with @Dionnewarwick is unsurpassed, and Bacharach with Elvis Costello? Forget it. Listen to “God Give Me Strength” right now. #RIPBurtBacharach.” Burt Bacharach will surely be missed by many.
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Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head (Glastonbury 2015)
Burt Bacharach performs Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head at Glastonbury 2015.