The autobiography of one of the most significant and beloved of songwriters, writer of fifty-two UK Top 40 hits from 'Walk On By' to 'Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head'.
Burt Bacharach has had seventy Top Forty hits, won three Academy Awards, eight Grammys and an Emmy. He was recently given the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, an award previously won by Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, and Paul McCartney.
He made his fortune writing the biggest songs ever... Now, at long
last, he has written this sensational autobiography. * Mail on
Hugely entertaining... illuminating on the craft of the songwriter; surprisingly candid on his often rackety personal life. -- Mick Brown * Daily Telegraph *
Burt's romantic escapades were never-ending, as well as highly entertaining... an unusually revealing and even-handed portrait of a talent in a million. * Daily Mail *