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Burt Bacharach

Composer Burt Bacharach writes the songs that make the whole world sing; it's just a shame his own voice can't do them justice. Thankfully Dionne Warwick was available to pick up the slack. Bacharach celebrates his 83rd birthday today. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)