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'It's pretty radical': Kyle Riabko on his tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach

'It's pretty radical': Kyle Riabko on his tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach

Kyle Riabko vividly remembers the “nerve-racking” visit to Burt Bacharach’s home.

“You walk in and instantly see Oscars on the wall and Grammys on the floor,” Riabko recalled, describing some of the many awards the veteran pop songwriter has received over the last half-century for indelible tunes such as “Alfie,” “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.”

“And there are these two framed letters in the hallway — fan letters, one from Paul McCartney and one from Richard Rodgers,” Riabko said with a laugh. “At that point it just sort of hits you that...

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