Song of the Day: Jackie DeShannon, “What The World Needs Now Is Love”

Songwriter Hal David, who with Burt Bacharach wrote some of the most popular songs of the late ’50’s, ’60’s, and early ’70’s, was born 101 years ago today. He and Bacharach wrote "What The World Needs Now Is Love" in 1965, and Jackie DeShannon took it to #7 on the Hot 100 and #1 in Canada that year. Today, I think we need to hear it…

16 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Jackie DeShannon, “What The World Needs Now Is Love”

  1. Don’t we all … and to spread the song around this globe … thanks – excellent choice – Hilary

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