What the world needs now is Burt Bacharach songs

June 26, 2024 BY

Peter Sullivan and Andrea Lees will perfom some of Burt Bacharach's greatest hits at the Potato Shed. Photo: SUPPLIED

FANS of some of the most enduring hit songs of the 20th century are invited to join Australian music veteran Peter Sullivan and acclaimed singer Andrea Lees perform the very best of Burt Bacharach’s hits in Drysdale next week.

Sullivan, an award-winning musician and household name and talented pianist with more than 50 years of experience, is known for producing and recording original motion picture scores and serving as the music director for Channel 9 in Melbourne.

Lees is the daughter of renowned Australian singer Ron Lees, and her singing career spans two decades across cabaret, television, musical theatre and more.

The duo will perform songs from legendary composer and songwriter Bacharach, who has had a profound and enduring influence on the music industry.

Bacharach wrote 52 Top 40 hits in the US for singers such as Gene Pitney, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones, and B.J. Thomas.

His most famous songs include “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”, “(They Long to Be) Close to You”, “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” and “That’s What Friends Are For”.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a morning of classic hits and timeless melodies performed by Australian music greats.

Morning Showtime will be performed at the Potato Shed, Peninsula Drive, Drysdale, on Tuesday, June 25 at 10.30am.

To book, head to potatoshed.com.au, phone 5251 1998 or visit the Box Office at the Potato Shed from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.