WALK ON BY

Latest update on 22/12/2016

Artist: Dionne Warwick
Author: Burt Bacharach/Hal David
Label: Scepter
Year: 1964

During the same session Anyone Who Had A Heart was cut. See also: Don't Make Me Over.

Covers:

1964:

Helen Shapiro

1964:

Aretha Franklin

1965:

Lou Johnson

1965:

Burt Bacharach [author]

1965:

Roland Kirk

1966:

Mongo Santamaria

1966:

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

1968:

George Benson

1969:

We Five

1969:

Isaac Hayes

1969:

Anita Kerr Singers

1969:

Kiki Dee [released in '05]

1971:

Grant Green [released in '06]

1972:

Dells

1973:

Undisputed Truth

1975:

Gloria Gaynor

1976:

Kevin Coyne

1978:

Stranglers

1979:

Average White Band

1982:

D-Train

1989:

Melissa Manchester

1990:

Sybil

1990:

Dina Carroll

1995:

Petra Polak [in film Brylcream Boulevard]

1996:

Hoover [in 2 Wicky; uses a sample from the Isaac Hayes version (Hot Buttered Soul lp); selected for Bertolucci film Stealing Beauty]

1996:

Neneh Cherry [uses a similar sample in Woman]

1997:

Gabrielle

1998:

Maggie Reilly

2001:

Wu-Tang Clan [same sample as 2 Wicky in I Can't Go To Sleep]

2001:

Paul Michiels

2002:

Paul Carrack

2003:

Cyndi Lauper

2003:

Alicia Keys [in medley with Gladys Knight's If I Was Your Woman]

2004:

Seal

2008:

Michael McDonald

2009:

Diana Krall

2011:

Ronan Keating

2014:

Paul Rodgers

2016:

Rumer

Not to be confused with Kendall Hayes' Walk On By, of whom only a demo exists; a big smash in the original version by Leroy Van Dyke in '61 and covered by a.o. Dean Martin, Johnny Burnette, Connie Francis & Hank Williams Jr, Donna Fargo, Asleep at the Wheel and Robert Gordon.

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