Chart Position: 4

  • Written and produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • This is the ‘A’ side of  ‘(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls’ which became a hit in 1968
  • Composer Burt Bacharach has said he thinks Aretha Franklin’s version of this song is much better than the original that Bacharach co-produced
  • Also recorded by Burt Bacharach (1967), Aretha Franklin (1968), Glen Campbell and Anne Murray (1971),  Bud Shank (1968), Johnny Mathis (1968), Martin Denny (1968), Baja Marimba Band (1968), Ray Conniff and Singers (1968), Al Green (1978), Jonah Jones (1969), Diana King (1997), Mary and Mars (2004), Wes Montgomery (1968), Nenna Freelon (2000) Natalie Cole w/Whitney Houston and others

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