Real Name:
Harold Lane David
Profile:
Award-winning American lyricist and songwriter.

Born: 25 May 1921 in New York City, New York, USA.
Died: 1 September 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Much of his work has been in collaboration with Burt Bacharach. Their songbook and production credits should be listed on artist page Bacharach And David.

Please note that the song "Baby It's You" was composed by Burt Bacharach with Mack David.

His elder brother, Mack David, was also a lyricist and songwriter. Father of Craig David (2).
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Instruments & Performance

Hal David - 布施明がバカラックに会った時 album art 布施明* 布施明* - 布施明がバカラックに会った時 (Album) King Records Japan 1971 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Hal David - Woodland Symphony / Swing Tonic album art Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* Woodland Symphony (as David) Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* - Woodland Symphony / Swing Tonic Decca US 1941 Sell This Version
B-11143 Hal David - Woodland Symphony / Oh, For Heaven's Sake album art Alvino Rey And His Orchestra Woodland Symphony Alvino Rey And His Orchestra - Woodland Symphony / Oh, For Heaven's Sake(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11143 US 1941 Sell This Version
7186 Hal David - Surrender / I've Got A Walkie Talkie album art George Olsen And His Orchestra I've Got A Walkie Talkie (as David) George Olsen And His Orchestra - Surrender / I've Got A Walkie Talkie(Shellac, 10") Majestic 7186 US 1946 Sell This Version
Hal David - Now Is The Hour / Peculiar album art Buddy Clark (3) And The Charioteers Peculiar (as David) Buddy Clark (3) And The Charioteers - Now Is The Hour / Peculiar Columbia Canada 1948 Sell This Version
844 Hal David - Mexicali Rose / Isn't This Better Than Walking In The Rain album art Frankie Carle At The Piano With Rhythm* / Buddy Clark (3) Isn't This Better Than Walking In The Rain (as David) Frankie Carle At The Piano With Rhythm* / Buddy Clark (3) - Mexicali Rose / Isn't This Better Than Walking In The Rain(12") V Disc 844 US 1948 Sell This Version
Hal David - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas / Out Of Love album art Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* The Four Winds And The Seven Seas Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas / Out Of Love RCA Victor Canada 1949 Sell This Version
24677 Hal David - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas album art Bing Crosby With Carmen Cavallaro The Four Winds And The Seven Seas Bing Crosby With Carmen Cavallaro - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas(Shellac, 10") Decca 24677 US 1949 Sell This Version
Hal David - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas / When My Dreamboat Comes Home album art Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians The Four Winds And The Seven Seas Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas / When My Dreamboat Comes Home Decca US 1949 Sell This Version
Hal David - Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) / Single Saddle album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Single Saddle Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) / Single Saddle (Single) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
Hal David - Give Me Your Hand album art Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra I Wish I Had A Record (Of The Promises You Made) (as David) Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra - Give Me Your Hand (Single) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
20-3411 Hal David - Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) / Single Saddle album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Single Saddle Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) / Single Saddle(Shellac, 10", Run) RCA Victor 20-3411 US 1949 Sell This Version
B.D.1254 Hal David - Single Saddle / A Kiss In The Dark  album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Single Saddle Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Single Saddle / A Kiss In The Dark (Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B.D.1254 UK 1949 Sell This Version
1050 Hal David - Lover's Gold / The Four Winds And The Seven Seas album art Rosemary Clooney The Four Winds And The Seven Seas (as David) Rosemary Clooney - Lover's Gold / The Four Winds And The Seven Seas(Shellac, 10") Harmony (4) 1050 US 1949 Sell This Version
47-2923 Hal David - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas album art Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* The Four Winds And The Seven Seas Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas(7", Single) RCA Victor 47-2923 US 1949 Sell This Version
5271 Hal David - You're Breaking My Heart / Four Winds And Seven Seas album art Vic Damone With Glenn Osser's Orchestra* Four Winds And Seven Seas (as David) Vic Damone With Glenn Osser's Orchestra* - You're Breaking My Heart / Four Winds And Seven Seas(10") Mercury 5271 US 1949 Sell This Version
5486 Hal David - Take Me In Your Arms / Beloved Be Faithful album art Vic Damone Beloved Be Faithful (as David) Vic Damone - Take Me In Your Arms / Beloved Be Faithful(10") Mercury 5486 US 1950 Sell This Version
Hal David - If You Can't Get A Drum With A Boom-Boom-Boom / When My Sugar Walks Down The Street album art Bob Crosby And His Bob Cats* / Bob Crosby And His Orchestra If You Can't Get A Drum With A Boom-Boom-Boom (Get A Tuba With An Oom-Pah-Pah) Bob Crosby And His Bob Cats* / Bob Crosby And His Orchestra - If You Can't Get A Drum With A Boom-Boom-Boom / When My Sugar Walks Down The Street Coral US 1950 Sell This Version
38809 Hal David - American Beauty Rose / Just An Old Stone House album art Frank Sinatra American Beauty Rose (as David) Frank Sinatra - American Beauty Rose / Just An Old Stone House(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38809 US 1950 Sell This Version
Hal David - The Girls We Never Did Wed / Dreamy Melody	 album art Owen Bradley And His Sextet* The Girls We Never Did Wed Owen Bradley And His Sextet* - The Girls We Never Did Wed / Dreamy Melody Coral US 1951 Sell This Version
Hal David - The Girl In The Wood / Wonderful, Wasn't It album art Frankie Laine With Paul Weston And His Orchestra Wonderful Wasn't It (as David) Frankie Laine With Paul Weston And His Orchestra - The Girl In The Wood / Wonderful, Wasn't It Columbia Netherlands 1951 Sell This Version
Hal David - Always, Always / There She Goes album art Percy Faith And His Orchestra And Chorus There She Goes Percy Faith And His Orchestra And Chorus - Always, Always / There She Goes Columbia, Columbia, Columbia US 1951 Sell This Version
27579 Hal David - Mister And Mississippi / Wonderful Wasn't It album art The Mills Brothers And Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Wonderful Wasn't It The Mills Brothers And Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - Mister And Mississippi / Wonderful Wasn't It(Shellac, 10") Decca 27579 US 1951 Sell This Version
1858 Hal David - No! No! No! Not That! / Heartbreak Hill album art The Dinning Sisters With Jan Garber And His Orchestra No! No! No! Not That! The Dinning Sisters With Jan Garber And His Orchestra - No! No! No! Not That! / Heartbreak Hill(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 1858 US 1951 Sell This Version
R56 Hal David - Tootle And The Choo Choo Train album art Various Choo Choo Train (as David) Various - Tootle And The Choo Choo Train(6", Yel) Golden Records (2) R56 US 1951 Sell This Version