Season 18, Episode 3 Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
First Aired: May 21, 2012
Sheryl Crow, Michael Feinstein, Diana Krall, Lyle Lovett, Mike Myers, Rumer, Arturo Sandoval, Sheléa, Dionne Warwick and Stevie Wonder perform the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, who receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from President Obama during a concert at the White House. The songwriting team are responsible for such classic hits as "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," "What the World Needs Now Is Love," "Walk on By" and "Alfie."
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of publ… (more)