What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David

  • 2019
  • TV-G

A celebration of lyricist Hal David (1921-2012), whose collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach included such gems as "I Say a Little Prayer," "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," "Walk on By" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love." Included: remarks from Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, Valerie Simpson, B. J. Thomas, music writer Francis Davis and NPR's T (more…)

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A celebration of lyricist Hal David (1921-2012), whose collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach included such gems as "I Say a Little Prayer," "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," "Walk on By" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love." Included: remarks from Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, Valerie Simpson, B. J. Thomas, music writer Francis Davis and NPR's Terry Gross; and archival performances by Aretha Franklin, Cher, Barbra Streisand, B. J. Thomas, Dusty Springfield, Jackie DeShannon and Warwick.

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