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At This Time: Burt Bacharach

Gene Sculatti, ICE, November 2005

AFTER 40-PLUS YEARS, one of America's greatest songwriters finally has something to say. Which is not to suggest that songs like 'Close to You' or 'A House Is Not a Home' or 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' didn't communicate a great deal. It's just that their words were lyricist partner Hal David's, not Burt Bacharach's.

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