Bob Hilliard

Real Name:
Hilliard Goldsmith
Profile:
American lyricist.

Born: 28 January 1918 in NYC, New York, USA.
Died: 1 February 1971 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA (aged 53).

Started work as a Tin Pan Alley, then Broadway, lyricist. He wrote many popular tracks for artists.

Also worked on some Hollywood movies too, where he is probably most celebrated as the lyricist for the film score to the animated "Walt Disney's Alice In Wonderland" (1951), with music by Sammy Fain.

Posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in 1983.

Married to composer Jacqueline Hilliard (née Jacqueline Dalya).
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10263 Bob Hilliard - No Can Do / Jose Gonzalez album art Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Jose Gonzalez (as Hilliard) Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians - No Can Do / Jose Gonzalez(Shellac, 10") Decca 10263 Canada 1945 Sell This Version
18722 Bob Hilliard - Just A Little Fond Affection / Surprise Party album art Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Surprise Party Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Just A Little Fond Affection / Surprise Party Decca 18722 US 1945 Sell This Version
20-1693 Bob Hilliard - José Gonzales / Please No Squeeza Da Banana album art Tony Pastor And His Orchestra José Gonzales (as Hilliard) Tony Pastor And His Orchestra - José Gonzales / Please No Squeeza Da Banana(Shellac, 10") Victor 20-1693 US 1945 Sell This Version
217 Bob Hilliard - Surprise Party / Camptown Races album art Johnny Mercer And The Pied Pipers With Paul Weston And His Orchestra Surprise Party (as Hilliard) Johnny Mercer And The Pied Pipers With Paul Weston And His Orchestra - Surprise Party / Camptown Races(Shellac, 10", Scr) Capitol Records 217 US 1945 Sell This Version
7191 Bob Hilliard - Whatta Ya Gonna Do! / The Coffee Song album art Louis Prima And His Orchestra The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) (as Hilliard) Louis Prima And His Orchestra - Whatta Ya Gonna Do! / The Coffee Song Majestic 7191 US 1946 Sell This Version
37089 Bob Hilliard - The Things We Did Last Summer / The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) album art Frank Sinatra The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) (as Hilliard) Frank Sinatra - The Things We Did Last Summer / The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) Columbia 37089 US 1946 Sell This Version
2073 Bob Hilliard - In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel / Chen' A' Luna album art Rose Marie With Dick Maltby's Orchestra* In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel (as Hilliard) Rose Marie With Dick Maltby's Orchestra* - In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel / Chen' A' Luna Mercury 2073 US 1946 Sell This Version
23740 Bob Hilliard - The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) / A Rainy Night In Rio album art Andrews Sisters* With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) Andrews Sisters* With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra - The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) / A Rainy Night In Rio Decca 23740 US 1946 Sell This Version
O-31765 Bob Hilliard - South America, Take It Away / The Coffee Song album art Kurt Widmann Und Sein Orchester The Coffee Song (They're Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brasil) Kurt Widmann Und Sein Orchester - South America, Take It Away / The Coffee Song Odeon O-31765 Germany 1946 Sell This Version
DV 90002, C. V. 102 Bob Hilliard - Genie, The Magic Record album art Peter Lind Hayes With James Carroll And His Orchestra* Peter Lind Hayes With James Carroll And His Orchestra* - Genie, The Magic Record Decca, Decca DV 90002, C. V. 102 US 1946 Sell This Version
659 Bob Hilliard - Wave To Me, My Lady / Everybody's Seen Him But His Daddy album art Dinning Sisters* / Hoagy Carmichael Everybody's Seen Him But His Daddy (as Hilliard) Dinning Sisters* / Hoagy Carmichael - Wave To Me, My Lady / Everybody's Seen Him But His Daddy(12") V Disc 659 US 1946 Sell This Version
101 Bob Hilliard - Lay Your Habits Down / Would You Do Me A Favor album art Clyde Bernhardt And His Blue Blazers Would You Do Me A Favor (as Hilliard) Clyde Bernhardt And His Blue Blazers - Lay Your Habits Down / Would You Do Me A Favor(Shellac, 10") Sonora (6) 101 US 1946 Sell This Version
7184 Bob Hilliard - In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel / Sand Storm album art Ray McKinley And His Orchestra* In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel (as Hilliard) Ray McKinley And His Orchestra* - In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel / Sand Storm(Shellac, 10") Majestic 7184 US 1946 Sell This Version
10083 Bob Hilliard - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) / You Can't Tell The Depth Of The Well album art Sy Oliver And His Orchestra Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) (as Hilliard) Sy Oliver And His Orchestra - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) / You Can't Tell The Depth Of The Well MGM Records 10083 US 1947 Sell This Version
20-2251 Bob Hilliard - That's My Desire / Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume album art Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume (as Hilliard) Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye* - That's My Desire / Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume RCA Victor 20-2251 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
10119 Bob Hilliard - The Big Brass Band From Brazil / I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover album art Art Mooney And His Orchestra* The Big Brass Band From Brazil (as Hilliard) Art Mooney And His Orchestra* - The Big Brass Band From Brazil / I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover MGM Records 10119 Sweden 1947 Sell This Version
20-2573 Bob Hilliard - Passing Fancy album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Passing Fancy Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Passing Fancy RCA Victor 20-2573 US 1947 Sell This Version
20-2400 Bob Hilliard - Civilization / Forsaking All Others album art Louis Prima And His Orchestra Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Louis Prima And His Orchestra - Civilization / Forsaking All Others RCA Victor 20-2400 US 1947 Sell This Version
03836 Bob Hilliard - Civilization / Bread And Butter Woman album art Danny Kaye (2) And The Andrews Sisters Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Danny Kaye (2) And The Andrews Sisters - Civilization / Bread And Butter Woman Decca 03836 UK 1947 Sell This Version
PA 2488 Bob Hilliard - Civilisation / Chaque Instant De Ma Vie, C'est Toi album art Les Sœurs Étienne Civilisation (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Les Sœurs Étienne - Civilisation / Chaque Instant De Ma Vie, C'est Toi Pathé PA 2488 France 1947 Sell This Version
B-465 Bob Hilliard - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) / Don't You Love Me Anymore album art Jack Smith (2) With The Clark Sisters (2) Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Jack Smith (2) With The Clark Sisters (2) - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) / Don't You Love Me Anymore(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records B-465 US 1947 Sell This Version
Y6117 Bob Hilliard - It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County) / Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) album art Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County) Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* - It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County) / Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)(Shellac, 10") Decca Y6117 New Zealand 1947 Sell This Version
7216 Bob Hilliard - Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume / Jiminy Crickets album art Ray McKinley And His Orchestra* Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume (as Hilliard) Ray McKinley And His Orchestra* - Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume / Jiminy Crickets(Shellac, 10") Majestic 7216 US 1947 Sell This Version
37885 Bob Hilliard - Boulevard Of Memories / Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) album art Woody Herman Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) (as Hilliard) Woody Herman - Boulevard Of Memories / Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)(Shellac, 10", Kin) Columbia 37885 US 1947 Sell This Version
37355 Bob Hilliard - Can You Look Me In The Eyes / Pancho Maximilian Hernandeez album art Woody Herman Accompanied By The Four Chips* Pancho Maximilian Hernandeez (The Best President We Ever Had) (as Hilliard) Woody Herman Accompanied By The Four Chips* - Can You Look Me In The Eyes / Pancho Maximilian Hernandeez(Shellac, 10") Columbia 37355 US 1947 Sell This Version