Label: Laserlight Digital - 32 326 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Soul, Easy Listening
First recorded and made popular by Jackie DeShannonit was released on April 15,on the Imperial label after a release on Meridian - K-Hand* - Ready For The Darkness label Liberty records the previous month was canceled.
It peaked at number seven on the US Hot in July of that year. Co-songwriter Burt Bacharach revealed in his autobiography that this song had among the most difficult lyrics Hal David ever wrote, despite being deceptively simple as a pop hit. He explained that they had the main melody and chorus written back incentering around a waltz tempo, but it Ratatosk 2 - Archagathus - Mincecore Fever (7 Anthology 2005-2010) another two years for David to finally come up with the lyric, "lord, we don't need another mountain.
The song's success caught the two songwriters completely by surprise, since they were very aware of the controversy and disagreements among Americans about the Vietnam Warwhich was the subtext for David's lyrics. Bacharach has continuously used the song as the intro and finale for most of his live concert appearances well into the s. The song was originally offered to Dionne Warwickwho turned it down at the time, saying she felt it was "too country" for her tastes and "too preachy"  though she later recorded it for her album Here Where There Is Coming Home - Daniel Bachman - Singles Club Issue 1. Warwick also recorded a second version inwhich scraped the lower reaches of the US Hot Bacharach initially did not believe in the song, and was reluctant to play it for DeShannon.
In addition to the DeShannon hit recording and the numerous cover versions"What the World Needs Now is Love" served as the basis for a distinctive remix. Following that is a soundbite of a drill sergeant leading a platoon into training, along with gunfire sound effects, after which are snippets of the two songs — both as recorded by the Blackberries, a session recording group. KennedyRobert F. The ending of the song is a reprise of the introduction. In the Danish zodiac porn comedy I Jomfruens tegnan extended version is used for the hardcore underwater orgy that ends the film.
Cilla Black recorded a version of the song for her hit album Sher-oo! It was released by Polydor later that year What The World Needs Now Is Love - Dionne Warwick - Dionne Warwick her Live in London album.
The CD is part of a series of albums put out by the coffee chain Starbucks. The Supremes recorded a cover of the song, on their album Reflections. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the song. Record Research. Archived from the original on Retrieved Retrieved 25 September Lily Savage. Archived from the What The World Needs Now Is Love - Dionne Warwick - Dionne Warwick on 27 October Retrieved 5 February Burt Bacharach. Hit Maker! What's New Pussycat?
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