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The song was recorded by B. Thomas in seven takes, after Bacharach expressed dissatisfaction with the first six. In the film version of the song, Thomas had been recovering from laryngitis, which made his voice sound more abrasive than in the 7-inch release. The film version featured a separate vaudeville-style instrumental break in double time while Paul Newman performed bicycle stunts. The single by B.
Thomas reached No. The song also This - Thumpa, A.B & Douglas With MC Obie* - The Award Winners Party 2013 Official CD seven weeks atop the Billboard adult contemporary chart. Ray Stevens was first offered the opportunity to record it for the film, but turned it down.
Bob Dylan is supposed to have been approached for the song, but he, too, reportedly declined. Init finished at number 23 on AFI's Years The song, initially when it came out, I believe it was October of 69, the movie didn't come out until December, it did get some bad reviews.
It was a very unique and different sounding song, Bacharach and David never had any qualms about trying to do anything different, or push the envelope so to speak. So nowadays, it sounds pretty tame, but back then, radio resisted it to some degree. But, when the movie came out it hit hugely and sold Raindrops Keep Fallin On My Head - Bobby Vinton - 100 Memories torecords a day [and continued selling] for about three years. The song has been covered numerous times. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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