Make Way for Dionne Warwick

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Make Way for Dionne Warwick
Studio album by Dionne Warwick
Released August 31, 1964
Recorded 1963–1964, Bell Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 34:45
Label Scepter
Producer Burt Bacharach, Hal David
Dionne Warwick chronology
Anyone Who Had a Heart
(1964)
Make Way for Dionne Warwick
(1964)
The Sensitive Sound of Dionne Warwick
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Make Way for Dionne Warwick is the third album by American singer singer Dionne Warwick, released in 1964 on the Scepter label. It was produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

History[edit]

The album is notable for including the singles "Walk On By", Warick's second top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Also featured are "You'll Never Get to Heaven", "A House Is Not a Home", "Reach Out for Me", and one of the first recordings of "They Long to Be Close to You". The album was digitally remastered and reissued on CD on November 29, 2011, by Collectables Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Hal David and Burt Bacharach, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "A House Is Not a Home"   3:00
2. "People" (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill) 3:22
3. "They Long to Be Close to You"   2:23
4. "The Last One to Be Loved"   3:20
5. "Land of Make Believe"   3:03
6. "Reach Out for Me"   2:52
Side two
No. Title Length
7. "You'll Never Get to Heaven"   3:10
8. "Walk On By"   2:58
9. "Wishin' and Hopin'"   2:55
10. "I Smiled Yesterday"   2:43
11. "Get Rid of Him" (Helen Miller, Howard Greenfield) 2:34
12. "Make the Night a Little Longer" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) 2:31

Charts[edit]

Chart (1964) Peak
positions
Billboard Top LPs[2] 68
Billboard Hot R&B LPs[2] 10

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak positions
US
[2]
US
R&B

[A]
US
A/C

[2]
UK
[3]
1964 "Walk On By" 6 1 7 9
"You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)" 34 10 20
"A House Is Not a Home" 71
"Reach Out for Me" 20 1 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. Make Way for Dionne Warwick > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-05-15.
  2. ^ a b c d "US Charts > Dionne Warwick". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  3. ^ "UK Charts > Dionne Warwick". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 

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