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Burt Bacharach: The man who put neurosis into top pops

Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 29 August 1964

THE INTRODUCTION of the Neurotic Ballad to British popular music is the responsibility of an American called Burt Bacharach. We first developed a taste for the Neurotic Ballad last year when Gene Pitney sang that agonising 'Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa'.

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