The melodies of celebrated composer Burt Bacharach have touched millions of music lovers around the world. Beginning his career as an accompanist to Marlene Dietrich, he eventually created some of the most beloved and successful pop music ever to grace radio, television and film. Hosted by Robert Wagner, this archival special includes original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s-1980s. Highlights include "What the World Needs Now Is Love" (Jackie DeShannon), "What Friends Are For" (Elton John, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight) and "They Long to Be) Close to You" (The Carpenters).
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