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Hal David

David was born in New York City, a son of Austrian Jewish immigrants Lina (nee Goldberg) and Gedalier David, who owned a delicatessen in Brooklyn, and younger brother of American lyricist and songwriter Mack David. He is credited with popular music lyrics, beginning in the 1940s with material written for bandleader Sammy Kaye and for Guy Lombardo. He worked with Morty Nevins of The Three Suns on four songs for the feature film Two Gals and a Guy (1951), starring Janis Paige and Robert Alda. he same name.

David and Bacharach were awarded the 2011 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, bestowed by the Library of Congress, the first time a songwriting team was given the honor. David was recuperating from a recent illness and was unable to attend the Washington D.C. presentation ceremony in May 2012.

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Burt Bacharach : The Songs of Bacharach & David : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999131123 : 0793598397 : 00313112

Burt Bacharach : The Songs of Bacharach & David

23 beloved songs by this talented team: Alfie - (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me - Anyone Who Had a Heart - (They Long to Be) Close to You - Do You Know the Way to San Jose - I Say a Little Prayer - I'll Never Fall in Love Again - The Look of Love - Magic Moments - Make It Easy on Yourself - One Less Bell to Answer - Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head - Trains and Boats and Planes - Walk On By - What the World Needs Now Is Love - more.

Songlist: Walk On By, Alfie, (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me, The Look Of Love, Anyone Who Had A Heart, The April Fools, (They Long To Be) Close To You, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, Don't Make Me Over, A House Is Not A Home, I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, I Say A Little Prayer, I'll Never Fall In Love Again, Magic Moments, Make It Easy On Yourself, Message To Michael, One Less Bell To Answer, Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, This Guy's In Love With You, Trains And Boats And Planes, What The World Needs Now, Wishin' And Hopin', Wives And Lovers (Hey, Little Girl)

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Voicing: Solo | 20270b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Burt Bacharach and Hal David : Gold Classics : Solo : 01 Songbook : 752187739661 : 0825633486 : 14005452

Burt Bacharach and Hal David : Gold Classics

Celebrating 25 years of songwriting, this superb folio contains 17 titles which have become standards. Includes: Do You Know the Way to San Jose - I Say a Little Prayer - Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head - Walk on By - What the World Needs Now - and more.

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Voicing: Solo | 20273b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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(They Long To Be) Close To You : SSAA : Deke Sharon : Burt Bacharach : Carpenters : Songbook : 00152450 : 888680093778

Deke Sharon : (They Long To Be) Close To You

Arranger: Deke Sharon | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Carpenters

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00152450


A House Is Not A Home : SATB Divisi : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Promises, Promises : Sheet Music : 08752970 : 884088558048

Mac Huff : A House Is Not A Home

Burt Bacharach and Hal David's powerful ballad from Promises, Promises was made famous by Dionne Warwick and recently showcased on Glee. Vocally challenging and full of deep emotion, this setting offers rich rewards for concert and pop groups. Available separately: SATB divisi, SSAA, TTBB. Duration: ca. 3:45.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David | Musical: Promises, Promises

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Voicing: SATB Divisi | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752970


A House Is Not A Home : SSAA : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 08752971 : 884088558055

Mac Huff : A House Is Not A Home

Burt Bacharach and Hal David's powerful ballad from Promises, Promises was made famous by Dionne Warwick and recently showcased on Glee. Vocally challenging and full of deep emotion, this setting offers rich rewards for concert and pop groups.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752971


A House Is Not A Home : TTBB : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 08752972 : 884088558062

Mac Huff : A House Is Not A Home

Burt Bacharach and Hal David's powerful ballad from Promises, Promises was made famous by Dionne Warwick and recently showcased on Glee. Vocally challenging and full of deep emotion, this setting offers rich rewards for concert and pop groups.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752972


Alfie : SATB divisi : Phil Mattson : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 08747441 : 884088205331

Phil Mattson : Alfie

From songwriting legends Hal David and Burt Bacharach and arranged by the acclaimed vocal jazz educator Phil Mattson, this song and text is among the most meaningful in contemporary music. Rich harmonies highlight the powerful emotions inherent in the text.

Arranger: Phil Mattson | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David | TV/Movie: Alfie

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08747441


Alfie : SSAA : Phil Mattson : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 08748423 : 884088222192

Phil Mattson : Alfie

From songwriting legends Hal David and Burt Bacharach and arranged by the acclaimed vocal jazz educator Phil Mattson, this song and text is among the most meaningful in contemporary music. Rich harmonies highlight the powerful emotions inherent in the text.

Arranger: Phil Mattson | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748423


All Because of Mr. Santa Claus : SAB : Alan Billingsley : Sheet Music : 08746882 : 884088137632

Alan Billingsley : All Because of Mr. Santa Claus

This light-hearted song by Hal David and John Cacavas is sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit! A great selection for holiday programs.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:05.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08746882 | Showtrax CD Available


All Because of Mr. Santa Claus : 2-Part : Alan Billingsley : Sheet Music : 08746883 : 884088137649

Alan Billingsley : All Because of Mr. Santa Claus

This light-hearted song by Hal David and John Cacavas is sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit! A great selection for holiday programs.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:05.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08746883 | Showtrax CD Available


I Say a Little Prayer : SSA : Jay Althouse : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 00-33141 : 038081360492

Jay Althouse : I Say a Little Prayer

This great tune was most recently featured on the TV hit Glee as sung by a trio of choreographed cheerleaders. Let your ladies do a little research and listen to how Dionne Warwick originally sang this tune in 1967.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.85 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-33141 | Showtrax CD Available


I Say a Little Prayer : SATB : Michele Weir : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 00142082 : 888680047313

Michele Weir : I Say a Little Prayer

Michele Weir has given this 1967 pop hit by Dionne Warwick a fresh treatment that is ideal for jazz, pop and concert choirs! Solo and group, cascading vocal phrases and a contemporary keyboard part add interest! ScorePlay - click to view score with recording.

Arranger: Michele Weir | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00142082 | Showtrax CD Available


I Say a Little Prayer : SSA : Michele Weir : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 00142083 : 888680047320

Michele Weir : I Say a Little Prayer

Michele Weir has given this 1967 pop hit by Dionne Warwick a fresh treatment that is ideal for jazz, pop and concert choirs! Solo and group, cascading vocal phrases and a contemporary keyboard part add interest!

Arranger: Michele Weir | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00142083 | Showtrax CD Available


I Say a Little Prayer : SSA : Mark Brymer : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 08200544 : 073999981438

Mark Brymer : I Say a Little Prayer

This 1967 pop hit by Dionne Warwick is a super choice for SSA groups. Available: SSA, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:35.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08200544 | Showtrax CD Available


I'll Never Fall In Love Again : SATBB : Anders Edenroth : Burt Bacharach : Real Group : Promises, Promises : Sheet Music : WRG1024 : 888680068042

Anders Edenroth : I'll Never Fall In Love Again

A timeless Burt Bacharach song brought to new life by Anders Edenroth. A straightforward and accessible arrangement that celebrates the classic sound of the late '60s.

Arranger: Anders Edenroth | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Real Group | Musical: Promises, Promises

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Voicing: SATBB | Sheet Music | $2.55 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WRG1024


I'll Never Fall In Love Again : SSA : Ed Lojeski : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Promises, Promises : Sheet Music : 08201312 : 073999695557

Ed Lojeski : I'll Never Fall In Love Again

This 1970 pop hit by Dionne Warwick is a great feature for SSA groups. With easy parts and lots of choreography options, this Hal David and Burt Bacharach classic will leave your audience with a smile.Available separately: SSA and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: 2:35.

Arranger: Ed Lojeski | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick | Musical: Promises, Promises

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201312 | Showtrax CD Available


Knowing When to Leave : SSA : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Kristin Chenoweth : Promises, Promises : Sheet Music : 08621801 : 884088563837

Mac Huff : Knowing When to Leave

From the recent revival of the 1960s musical Promises, Promises with Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth about corporate climbing and people looking for love in a lonely world, this quirky Hal David/Burt Bacharach song, with its angular melody, '60s pop harmonies and empowered lyrics, creates a strong Broadway feature for SSA groups. Available separately: SSA, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Kristin Chenoweth | Musical: Promises, Promises

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08621801 | Showtrax CD Available


That's What Friends Are For : SATB : Greg Gilpin : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 00-CHM02093 : 654979039464

Greg Gilpin : That's What Friends Are For

Arranger: Greg Gilpin | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-CHM02093 | Showtrax CD Available


That's What Friends Are For : 3-Part : Greg Gilpin : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 00-CHM02094 : 654979039471

Greg Gilpin : That's What Friends Are For

Arranger: Greg Gilpin | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-CHM02094 | Showtrax CD Available


That's What Friends Are For : 2-Part : Greg Gilpin : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 00-CHM02095 : 654979039501

Greg Gilpin : That's What Friends Are For

Arranger: Greg Gilpin | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-CHM02095 | Showtrax CD Available


That's What Friends Are For : SATB : Alan Billingsley : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 00-CHM05060 : 038081434018

Alan Billingsley : That's What Friends Are For

Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, and Gladys Knight combined their talents to bring us this extraordinary song created by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager. This new choral setting from Alan Billingsley captures all the sounds of the original hit recording.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-CHM05060 | Showtrax CD Available


The Look Of Love : SATB : Steve Zegree : Burt Bacharach : Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 : Sheet Music : 08741195 : 073999124583

Steve Zegree : The Look Of Love

A cool Latin groove and great vocal writing make this Zegree chart a real standout! Available: SATB, SAB, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

Arranger: Steve Zegree | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08741195


The Look Of Love : SATB : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 : Sheet Music : 08751038 : 884088474973

Mac Huff : The Look Of Love

This 1968 Hal David/Burt Bacharach hit recorded by Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 still grooves in this smooth and sultry choral setting. Show off a great soloist with this concert change of pace. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, Combo Parts, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:50.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08751038 | Showtrax CD Available


The Look Of Love : SSA : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 : Sheet Music : 08751040 : 884088474997

Mac Huff : The Look Of Love

This 1968 Hal David/Burt Bacharach hit recorded by Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 still grooves in this smooth and sultry choral setting. Show off a great soloist with this concert change of pace. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, Combo Parts, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:50.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08751040 | Showtrax CD Available


Walk on By : SSA : Mark Brymer : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 08201877 : 884088033897

Mark Brymer : Walk on By

Dionne Warwick was the artist in this 1964 pop hit by songwriting legends Hal David and Burt Bacharach. Set in a smooth Latin style, it has super choreography potential and is a great showcase for SSA groups.Available separately: SSA and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:25

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201877 | Showtrax CD Available


What The World Needs Now : SATB : Roger Emerson : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 08750847 : 884088467562

Roger Emerson : What The World Needs Now

One of the most loved hits of the sixties, this song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David continues in popularity with audiences worldwide! Opening with a soulful soprano sax, this setting moves into a jazz waltz and then a driving 4/4 groove, returning to the jazz waltz for the final vocal build on the lyric: for everyone! A fantastic concert closer! Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Combo parts available as a digital download (ssx, tpt 1-2, tsx, tbn, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08750847 | Showtrax CD Available


What The World Needs Now : SAB : Roger Emerson : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 08750848 : 884088467579

Roger Emerson : What The World Needs Now

One of the most loved hits of the sixties, this song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David continues in popularity with audiences worldwide! Opening with a soulful soprano sax, this setting moves into a jazz waltz and then a driving 4/4 groove, returning to the jazz waltz for the final vocal build on the lyric: for everyone! A fantastic concert closer! Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Combo parts available as a digital download (ssx, tpt 1-2, tsx, tbn, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08750848 | Showtrax CD Available


What The World Needs Now : 2-Part : Roger Emerson : Burt Bacharach : Dionne Warwick : Sheet Music : 08750849 : 884088467586

Roger Emerson : What The World Needs Now

One of the most loved hits of the sixties, this song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David continues in popularity with audiences worldwide! Opening with a soulful soprano sax, this setting moves into a jazz waltz and then a driving 4/4 groove, returning to the jazz waltz for the final vocal build on the lyric: for everyone! A fantastic concert closer! Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Combo parts available as a digital download (ssx, tpt 1-2, tsx, tbn, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David Performed By: Dionne Warwick

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08750849 | Showtrax CD Available


What The World Needs Now : SATB : Jay Rouse : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 35025550 : 747510179252

Jay Rouse : What The World Needs Now

Jay Rouse has captured a pop/R&B groove for this standard from the '60s. Amazingly fresh and incredibly fun to sing - now arranged in 4/4 time instead of the usual 3/4 time with the sixteenth note, not the eighth note, swung. There are opportunities for solo performances with a hint of gospel to finish. Do not miss this stellar arrangement featuring the familiar classic set to a modern groove. Available separately: SATB, SAB, StudioTrax CD.

Arranger: Jay Rouse | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35025550


What The World Needs Now : SAB : Jay Rouse : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 35025551 : 747510179269

Jay Rouse : What The World Needs Now

Jay Rouse has captured a pop/R&B groove for this standard from the '60s. Amazingly fresh and incredibly fun to sing - now arranged in 4/4 time instead of the usual 3/4 time with the sixteenth note, not the eighth note, swung. There are opportunities for solo performances with a hint of gospel to finish. Do not miss this stellar arrangement featuring the familiar classic set to a modern groove. Available separately: SATB, SAB, StudioTrax CD.

Arranger: Jay Rouse | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35025551


What The World Needs Now : SATB : Linda Spevacek : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 35025554 : 747510037750

Linda Spevacek : What The World Needs Now

Arranger: Linda Spevacek | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.65 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35025554


What The World Needs Now : 2-Part : Linda Spevacek : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 35025559 : 747510186427

Linda Spevacek : What The World Needs Now

Arranger: Linda Spevacek | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.65 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35025559


Wishin' and Hopin' : SSA : Mac Huff : Burt Bacharach : Sheet Music : 08201956 : 884088099787

Mac Huff : Wishin' and Hopin'

Recorded by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star Dusty Springfield, this 1964 hit will have your audience singing along from start to finish! Performance Time Approx. 2:40,Available separately: SSA and ShowTrax CD.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Burt Bacharach | Lyricist: Hal David

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201956 | Showtrax CD Available

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