Monday, 3 September 2012

Hal David

Legendary American lyricist Hal David, best known for his many successful collaborations with Burt Bacharach, has died aged 91. With Bacharach his hits included 'Magic Moments', 'Don't Make Me Over', 'Walk On By', 'I Say A Little Prayer' and 'Do You Know The Way To San Jose'. The duo wrote for numerous top singers of the sixties, including Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones and Gene Pitney, and also began to successfully write hit songs for the movies. David was also President of ASCAP from 1980 to 1986

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