Bacharach & David

Burt Bacharach and Hal David were a formidable songwriting duo who, together, wrote over 40 UK hits. Including songs that sample their tunes then together and separately they have written over 80. Here is a list of their 15 most successful collaborations as a pairing and it’s based on total weeks on UK singles chart.

Rank Artist Title Weeks on Chart Peak Position
14= Merseybeats It’s Love That Really Counts 12 24
14= Cilla Black Alfie 12 9
14= Dusty Springfield I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself 12 3
13 Engelbert Humperdinck I’m A Better Man 13 15
10= Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Casino Royale 14 27
10= Dionne Warwick Walk On By 14 9
10= Walker Brothers Make It Easy On Yourself 14 1
8= Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer 15 4
8= Michael Holiday The Story Of My Life 15 1
7 Perry Como Magic Moments 17 1
4= Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa 19 5
4= Herb Alpert This Guy’s In Love With You 19 3
4= Bobbie Gentry I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 19 1
3 Cilla Black Anyone Who Had A Heart 20 1
2 Carpenters They Long To Be Close To you 23 6
1 Sacha Distel Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 27 10

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