Chart Position: 10

  • Won Best female pop vocal performance Grammy award
  • Written and produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Dionne Warwick did not like this song and had to be convinced to record it
  • In 2014 the city of San Jose CA named Dionne Warwick its “global ambassador for growth”
  • Later recorded by Michelle Lee (1968), Ray Charles Singers (1968), Top of the Pops (1968), Jerry Vale (1968), Al Hirt (1968), Robert Goulet (1968), Percy Faith His Orchestra & Chorus (1968), Ray Conniff & Singers (1968), Ramsey Lewis (1968), Connie Francis (1968), Kathy Shannon (1968), Baja Marimba Band (1968), Moe Koffman (1968), Floyd Cramer (1968), Johnny Mann Singers (1968), Mystic Moods Orchestra (1968), Peter Nero (1968), Annabel Linder (1968), Brass Ring (1968), Paper Dolls (1968), Sounds Orchestral (1968), Al Caiola (1968), Buddy Merrill (1968), Bobby Timmons (1968), Bossa Rio (1969), Anita Kerr Singers (1969), Burt Bacharach (1969), Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra (1969), Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (1969), Phil Bodner (1969), Briarcliff Orchestra (1969), Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes (1969), 101 Strings (1969), Horst Jankowski & His Studio Orchestra (1970), Ernos (1970), Boots Randolph (1970), Stan Getz (1970), Carpenters (1971), Rita Reys (1971), Wilders (1971), Alan Moorhouse (1971), Ed Ames (1971), David Snell (1971), Ena Baga (1972), Chico Arnez (1972), Roger & Frankie (1973), George Shearing Quintet (1975), Frankie Goes to Hollywood (1984), Neil Diamond (1993), Brazilian Love Affair (1995), Starlite Orchestra (1994), Linda Smith (1997), Avalanches (1998), Jane McDonald (1998), Casino Royale (1999), Dionne Warwick & Burt Bacharach (2002), Yazz (2002), Nancy Sinatra (2002), Rosanna (2006), Patty Ascher (2007), Marilyn Scott (2008), Freedy Johnston (2008), Krista Ricci (2010), Three Martini Lunch (2011), Nicki Parrott (2017), Johnathan Butler (2018) and many others

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