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A few weeks ago, Doja Cat topped the UK singles chart with Paint the Town Red and it samples Dionne Warwick’s 1964 hit Walk On By which was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David giving them their first writing credit on a UK number one hit since Bobbie Gentry’s I’ll Never Fall In Love Again in 1969 – not Anyone Who Had A Heart as some scribes have noted. That takes the songwriting duo’s tally of number of UK top 10 hits to 22. Here are the rest.

Artist Title Year Position
Michael Holliday The Story Of My Life 1958 1
Perry Como Magic Moments 1958 1
Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa 1963 5
Cilla Black Anyone Who Had A Heart 1964 1
Dionne Warwick Walk On By 1964 9
Dusty Springfield I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself 1964 3
Sandie Shaw (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me 1964 1
Burt Bacharach Trains And Boats And Planes 1965 4
Walker Brothers Make It Easy On Yourself 1965 1
Cilla Black Alfie 1966 9
Dionne Warwick Do You Know The Way To San Jose 1968 8
Herb Alpert This Guy’s In Love With You 1968 3
Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer 1968 4
Bobbie Gentry I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 1969 1
Carpenters They Long To Be Close To You 1970 6
Bomb The Bass Feat Maureen Say A Little Prayer 1988 10
Sybil Walk On By 1990 6
Deacon Blue I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 1990 2
The Beatles Baby It’s You 1995 7
Gabrielle Walk On By 1997 7
Twista Feat Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Slow Jamz 2004 3
Doja Cat Paint The Town Red 2023 1