1970 Jackie DeShannon – What the World Needs Now Is Love

What the World Needs Now Is Love is a compilation album (partialy with credits) by Jackie DeShannon, released in 1970.

Jackie DeShannon (born August 21, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards, as both singer and composer. She was one of the first female singer-songwriters of the rock ‘n’ roll period. She is best known as the singer of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” and “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” and, as the composer of “When You Walk in the Room” and “Bette Davis Eyes,” which were hits for The Searchers and Kim Carnes,



1  What The World Needs Now Is Love (Burt Bacharach; Hal David) 3:05
2  You Won’t Forget Me (Jackie DeShannon; Shari Sheeley) 2:11
3  She Don’t Understand Him Like I Do (Jackie DeShannon; Randy Newman) 3:09
4  Are You Ready For This (Jackie DeShannon) 1:50
5  Splendor In The Grass (Jackie DeShannon) 2:29
6  When You Walk In The Room (Jackie DeShannon) 2:35
7  Be Good Baby (Jackie DeShannon; Jack Nitzsche) 2:46
8  Where Does The Sun Go ? (Jackie DeShannon) 2:14
9  That’s The Name Of The Game (George Tipton; Jackie DeShannon) 2:18
10  Love Is Leading Me (Jackie DeShannon) 2:22

Liner Notes

Producer – Burt Bacharach, Hal David (Track 1)
Producer – Dick Glasser (Tracks 2, 3, 6)
Producer – Cal Carter (Tracks 4, 8, 10)
Producer – Joseph Wissert (Track 5)
Producer – Dallas Smith (Track 9)
Arranged By – Burt Bacharach (Track 1)
Arranged By – Jack Nitzsche (Tracks 2, 3, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Michel Rubini (Tracks 4, 10)
Arranged By – Kirby Johnson (Track 5)
Arranged By – George Tipton (Track 8)
Arranged By – Marty Paich (Track 9)
Conductor – Burt Bacharach (Tracks 1)
Coordinator (Production) – Bernie Sparago, Wim Schut

Art Direction – Woody Woodward
Design – Ron Wolin
Photography By – Ivan Nagy