Sep 1, 2012
The famous California song about the city of San Jose was released as a single in April 1968 and became Dionne Warwick's biggest global hit, reaching the Top-10 in many nations around the world.
Dionne Warwick won her first Grammy for "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" --- Best Female Contemporary Pop Vocal Performance.
Recorded at Bell Studios in NYC, the highly successful recording was engineered by the legendary Ed Smith.
Burt Bacharach's music and Hal David's lyrics tell the story of a San Jose, California native who, after failing to break into the fiercely competitive L.A. entertainment industry, wants to go back to her Bay Area hometown.
By now, the whole universe knows the way to San Jose, considering that it's the Capitol of Silicon Valley and the third-largest city in the state of California.
Check out the following music video to "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" by the legendary Dionne Warwick, one of the all-time greatest songs about California.
Dionne Warwick | San Jose