Dionne Warwick produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David? And she covers one of my favorite songs, George Harrison’s “Something?” Sign me up. This might be the first crackly record to which I’ve listened during this column’s run, which might explain why it was in a separate box, away from the near pristine vinyl of my inherited collection. My copy... Read More
We're ten months into 2014 and the year has yet to generate so much as one platinum single, a development suggesting that the era of singers racking up chart-topping songs left and right is a thing of the past. So agreed Dionne Warwick,...Show More Summary
Whatever you do, don't call Dionne Warwick a diva. The "Do You Know The Way To San Jose" songstress and 50-year music veteran told HuffPost Live why she'd prefer to forego the diva title in a Monday appearance to discuss her latest album,...Show More Summary
Jackie Taylor, the maestro of the Black Ensemble Theater, has penned countless affectionate biographical tributes to recording artists. Whether it was Marvin Gaye or Dionne Warwick or Jackie Wilson, Taylor charted their highs and lows, explored but forgave their sins, heralded their legacies...
Julia Holter, the classically-trained philo-dream-pop chanteuse behind one of our favorite albums last year, has announced a new double A-side single. It includes a cover of Bacharach and David’s “Don’t Make Me Over,” a song made famous...Show More Summary
A beautiful version of the 1962 soul single.
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Julia Holter covers the Burt Bacharach / Hal David / Dionne Warwick classic “Don’t Make... Read more »
Julia Holter has announced a new double-A-side 7-inch featuring a pair of covers, one brand new and one previously released. The old one is “Hello Stranger,” originally a 1963 hit for Barbara Lewis but reimagined by Holter as a captivating tone poem/torch song on last year’s Loud City Song. The new selection is “Don’t Make [...]
Dionne Warwick has called on the services of Ne-Yo for her 38th studio album Feels So Good (due July 1). Together they remake the diva’s 1964 classic “A House Is Not A Home”, transforming the Burt Bacharach/Hal David-penned ballad into a soulful R&B slow jam. It takes a couple of listens to get your head... More »
Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach -- Alfie, 1986.
Some wavy new shit from Rae over a Dionne Warwick sample. Previously: Raekwon & Ghostface Killah – Thim Slick (Remix)
You know you’re at the Grammys on the Hill Awards when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi hugs Dionne Warwick and name-drops Miley Cyrus. Or when Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee takes a photo with a member of Hanson. Or when Rep. Steny Hoyer gets on stage and rocks out with country trio Lady Antebellum. It was […]
Paul Simon, James Taylor, Dionne Warwick, Ivy Levan and othrs will take part in the benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on April 17.
What do you get when you file for bankruptcy... in Dionne Warwick's case, you get a pass on more than $10 MILLION in debts.A bankruptcy trustee filed legal docs Tuesday... recommending to the judge that Dionne be excused from paying $10,727.429.91…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darlene Love made sure not to fade into the background when a film about backup singers won an Oscar Sunday night. The former church choir singer, who has backed up stars like Dionne Warwick, Marvin Gaye and ElvisShow More Summary
Smartphones are great, but what I'd really like is a recumbent shower that plays sad Dionne Warwick songs while it bathes you lying down.
My, oh my, Miley Cyrus what have you done to your poppa? Billy Ray Cyrus released a video for his song Achy Breaky 2, which features Buck 22 aka Dionne Warwick's son, and it is definitely odd and a tiny bit terrifying if we're being honest. Well, watching this updated,"hip" version of BRC, we decided to [...]
Achy Breaky Heart was a big hit in the 90?s for country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. Now, Cyrus has joined up with Dionne Warwick’s son, Damon Eliot – better known as Buck 22 – to revamp the song for the hip-hop market. Billy Ray enjoyed international success last time round, and Achy Breaky Heart became... Show More Summary
Trust me, you kind of do. For it is spectacularly terrible.