Bacharach and Beatles connections?


Usually referred to as a Shiirelles' song but written by Bacharach, Dixon & (Mack) David

Though the names Bacharach and The Beatles were often referred to in tandem, they never worked together directly. The Beatles did record 'Baby It's You', a staple from their early live act and the older songwriter's influence is apparent in McCartney's ballads. 

This most apparent in the song that Paul wrote for Cilla Black, "Step Inside Love'.  Cilla was by this point closely associated with Bacharach and (Hal) David - famously enticing the great songwriter to Abbey Road in order to supervise the epic recording session for 'Alfie'.

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