Jackie DeShannon - Songs


Jackie DeShannon (b. 1941) is a highly acclaimed and veteran singer, songwriter, and radio broadcaster who became famous during the 1960s as both a recording artist and a hitmaking songwriter for other artists. Her best known songs include her poignant hit rendition of the Burt Bacharach/Hal David ballad, "What The World Needs Now Is Love" (1965) and the uplifting self-penned "Put A Little Love In Your Heart" (1969). Her numerous songwriting credits for other artists over the years include The Searchers' "When You Walk In The Room" (1964) and Kim Carnes' "Bette Davis Eyes" (1981), the latter of which topped the Pop/Rock charts and won the 1981 Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

Since 2009, Jackie DeShannon has worked as an entertainment broadcast correspondent reporting Beatles band members' news for the FM radio program, "Breakfast With The Beatles." Her numerous honors and accolades include being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010.



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Jackie DeShannon

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