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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Story of My Life
Marty Robbins 2:32
2 Magic Moments
Perry Como 2:41
3 The Blob
The Five Blobs 2:40
4 Please Stay
The Drifters 3 2:17
5 I Wake Up Crying
Chuck Jackson 2:17
6 Tower of Strength
Gene McDaniels 2:16
7 Baby It’s You
The Shirelles 2:42
8 Mexican Divorce
The Drifters 2:34
9 (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
Gene Pitney 4 3:00
10 Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)
Chuck Jackson 3:23
11 Make It Easy on Yourself
Jerry Butler 2:42
12 I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself
Tommy Hunt 2:52
13 It’s Love That Really Counts (In the Long Run)
The Shirelles 2:16
14 Only Love Can Break a Heart
Gene Pitney 2:49
15 (There Goes) The Forgotten Man
Jimmy Radcliffe 2:49
16 Don’t Make Me Over
Dionne Warwick 3:25
17 Let the Music Play
The Drifters 2:38
18 Blue on Blue
Bobby Vinton 2:26
19 True Love Never Runs Smooth
Gene Pitney 2:25
20 Blue Guitar
Richard Chamberlain 2:52
21 Reach Out for Me
Lou Johnson 2:43
22 Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa
Gene Pitney 3 2:59
23 Anyone Who Had a Heart
Dionne Warwick 3:12
24 A House Is Not a Home
Brook Benton 3:01
25 Wives and Lovers
Jack Jones 5 2:30
26 Wishin’ and Hopin’
Dusty Springfield 2:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walk On By
Dionne Warwick 2:56
2 (There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me
Lou Johnson 3:18
3 Me Japanese Boy I Love You
Bobby Goldsboro 2:27
4 To Wait for Love
Tony Orlando 2:22
5 Kentucky Bluebird (Send a Message to Martha)
Lou Johnson 3:18
6 Land of Make Believe
Dionne Warwick 3:03
7 The Last One to Be Loved
Lou Johnson 3:30
8 Fool Killer
Gene Pitney 3:24
9 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Burt Bacharach 2:27
10 What the World Needs Now Is Love
Jackie DeShannon 3.5 3:15
11 Trains and Boats and Planes
Burt Bacharach 2:46
12 What’s New Pussycat?
Tom Jones 3.5 2:19
13 My Little Red Book
Manfred Mann 2:27
14 Here I Am
Dionne Warwick 2:59
15 A Lifetime of Loneliness
Jackie DeShannon 2:36
16 Made in Paris
Trini Lopez 2:23
17 Promise Her Anything
Tom Jones 2:34
18 Are You There (With Another Girl)
Dionne Warwick 2:51
19 Come and Get Me
Jackie DeShannon 2:41
20 Alfie
Cilla Black 2:39
21 In Between the Heartaches
Dionne Warwick 2:51
22 Nikki
The Burt Bacharach Orchestra & Chorus 2:23
23 So Long Johnny
Jackie DeShannon 2:25
24 The Windows of the World
Dionne Warwick 3:17
25 Take a Broken Heart
Ricky Nelson 2:40
26 I Say a Little Prayer
Dionne Warwick 3:05
27 Casino Royale
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 2:37
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Look of Love
Dusty Springfield 4:08
2 Do You Know the Way to San José
Dionne Warwick 2:55
3 This Guy’s in Love With You
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 3:59
4 Knowing When to Leave
Jill O’Hara 2:19
5 Promises, Promises
Dionne Warwick 3:00
6 Pacific Coast Highway
Burt Bacharach 3:22
7 Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
B.J. Thomas 4 2:59
8 Odds and Ends
Dionne Warwick 3:27
9 Everybody’s Out of Town
B.J. Thomas 2:43
10 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
Dionne Warwick 3:01
11 (They Long to Be) Close to You
Carpenters 3:44
12 Paper Maché
Dionne Warwick 2:56
13 One Less Bell to Answer
The 5th Dimension 3:31
14 Check Out Time
Dionne Warwick 4:06
15 Hasbrook Heights
Burt Bacharach 3:11
16 The Balance of Nature
Dionne Warwick 3:26
17 Living Together, Growing Together
The 5th Dimension 3:50
18 You’ll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)
The Stylistics 3:39
19 Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)
Christopher Cross 5 3:53
20 On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald 4:41
21 That’s What Friends Are For
Dionne Warwick feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder 4:15
22 God Give Me Strength
Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello 3 6:08

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (tracks 4, 8)
background vocals:
Doris Troy (track 8)
Dee Dee Warwick (track 8)
Dionne Warwick (track 8)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (tracks 4, 8)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–13, 15–18, 21–23, 25–26)
Burt Bacharach (1962) (track 14)
Burt Bacharach (1964) (track 24)
conductor:
Irvin Talbot (track 9)
lead vocals:
Rudy Lewis (tracks 4, 8)
lyricist:
Hal David (tracks 1–2, 9, 11–13, 15–18, 21–23, 25–26)
Mack David (track 7)
Barney Williams (track 7)
Bob Hilliard (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10)
Hal David (1962) (track 14)
Hal David (1964) (track 24)
performer:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 2)
producer:
John Franz (track 26)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (tracks 4, 8)
vocals:
Dionne Warwick (track 23)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1958) (track 2)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 25)
Casa David Music (track 26)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (track 7)
Famous Chappell (track 25)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 24)
MCA Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 16)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 25)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 7)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 4)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 12, 26)
later parody versions:
This Grill Is Not a Home (SpongeBob SquarePants) (track 24)
later translated versions:
Elämäni tarina (track 1)
由你開始 (track 7)
later versions:
Oui, il faut croire (track 12)
T'en vas pas comme ça (Don't Make Me Over) (track 16)
recording of:
Any Day Now (track 10)
Baby It’s You (track 7)
Blue on Blue (track 18)
Don't Make Me Over (track 16)
Let the Music Play (track 17)
Magic Moments (track 2)
Mexican Divorce (track 8)
Please Stay (track 4)
Reach Out for Me (track 21)
Tower of Strength (track 6)
Wishin' and Hopin' (track 26)
Wives and Lovers (track 25)
Only Love Can Break a Heart (1962) (track 14)
A House Is Not a Home (1964) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 9–13, 16–18, 22, 24, 26–27)
Burt Bacharach (1965) (track 20)
conductor:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 9, 11)
lyricist:
Hal David (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 9–13, 16–18, 24, 26–27)
Hal David (1965) (track 20)
vocals:
Dionne Warwick (tracks 1, 18)
writer:
Burt Bacharach (track 15)
Hal David (track 15)
publisher:
BMG Gold Songs (track 15)
Casa David LP (track 10)
Casa David Music (track 26)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (track 13)
New Hidden Valley Music Co. (tracks 1, 10, 15)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 26)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
My Little Red Book (track 13)
Message to Martha (1964) (track 5)
is the basis for:
He Say She Say (track 7)
later translated versions:
Du gehst vorbei (track 1)
Geh vorbei (track 1)
Hello, Pussycat (What’s New, Pussycat) (du film "Quoi de neuf, pussycat ?") (track 12)
Ne nézz rám (track 1)
愛を求めて (track 10)
later versions:
Oui, va plus loin (Walk On By) (track 1)
Tant que tu seras (track 10)
recording of:
Casino Royale (track 27)
Made in Paris (track 16)
Nikki (track 22)
To Wait for Love (track 4)
Walk On By (track 1)
Me Japanese Boy, I Love You (1964) (track 3)
Alfie (1965) (track 20)
Promise Her Anything (1965) (track 17)
What's New Pussycat? (1965) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

drums:
Hal Blaine (tracks 13, 17)
guitar:
Dennis Budimir (track 17)
bass:
Joe Osborn (tracks 13, 17)
electric piano:
Mike Melvoin (track 17)
electric guitar:
Louie Shelton (track 17)
piano:
Artie Butler (track 17)
congas:
Larry Bunker (track 17)
arranger:
Burt Bacharach (track 6)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 11)
Herb Alpert (track 3)
Artie Butler (track 17)
assistant engineer:
Ed Barton (engineer) (track 17)
Ken Caillat (track 17)
Larry Cox (engineered Red Octopus by Jefferson Starship) (track 13)
Johnny Golden (mastering engineer) (track 13)
Rik Pekkonen (track 13)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 1, 3, 7–11, 16–18, 20, 22)
Elvis Costello (track 22)
Burt Bacharach (1967) (track 13)
Burt Bacharach (1968) (track 2)
Burt Bacharach (1971) (track 15)
Burt Bacharach (1982) (track 21)
conductor:
Burt Bacharach (track 6)
Bob Alcivar (track 17)
Artie Butler (track 17)
engineer:
Bones Howe (tracks 13, 17)
Larry Levine (track 3)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (track 11)
lyricist:
Elvis Costello (track 22)
Hal David (tracks 1, 3, 7–11, 16–18)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 20)
Hal David (1967) (track 13)
Hal David (1968) (track 2)
Hal David (1971) (track 15)
Carole Bayer Sager (1982) (track 21)
orchestrator:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 11)
performer:
Elvis Costello (track 22)
Billy Davis, Jr. (track 13)
Marilyn McCoo Davis (track 13)
Lamonte McLemore (track 13)
Ron Townson (track 13)
producer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 6, 20, 22)
Jack Daugherty (track 11)
Bones Howe (tracks 13, 17)
Jerry Moss (track 3)
Phil Ramone (track 6)
Herb Alpert (track 3)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 20)
solo vocals:
Marilyn McCoo Davis (1970) (track 13)
sound engineer:
Bones Howe (track 13)
vocals:
Dusty Springfield (track 1)
Dionne Warwick (tracks 2, 8, 10)
vocals arranger:
Bob Alcivar (track 17)
writer:
Peter Allen (track 19)
Burt Bacharach (track 19)
Christopher Cross (track 19)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records, Inc. (1970) (track 11)
Bell Records (50s-70s US/UK pop, later became Arista) (1973) (track 17)
Herb Alpert Presents (Herb Alpert re-release label) (2015) (track 3)
publisher:
Blue Seas Music, Inc. (tracks 10, 13)
Casa David LP (track 11)
Colgems Music Corp. (track 17)
J. C. Music Co. (track 17)
JAC Music Co., Inc. (tracks 10, 13)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 10)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 10)
engineered at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
One Less Bell to Answer (1970) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Llorarás (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Rägejodel (track 7)
later translated versions:
Just nu, just här (track 1)
Nah bei dir (track 11)
カフェにて (track 11)
ディス・ガイ (track 3)
乖乖 (track 10)
樣樣做到好 (track 19)
later versions:
This Guy’s in Love With You (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 3)
recording of:
Balance of Nature (track 16)
Hasbrook Heights (track 15)
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Promises, Promises) (track 10)
Odds and Ends (track 8)
The Look of Love (track 1)
On My Own (Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald song) (1986) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (track 11)