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Jackie DeShannon

What The World Needs Now Is Love

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  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 1969

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“What the World Needs Now Is Love” is a 1965 popular song with lyrics by Hal David and music composed by Burt Bacharach. First recorded and made popular by Jackie DeShannon, it was released on April 15, 1965, on the Imperial label after a release on sister label Liberty records the previous month was canceled. The song reached number 7 on the US charts in May of that year. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ What the world needs now is love, sweet love ... No, not just for some but for everyone ... It's the only thing that there's just too little of

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