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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Writing & Arrangement

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 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") Capitol Records 217 US 1945 Sell This Version
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 Germany 1946 Sell This Version
Bob Hilliard - The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil) 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) Decca US 1946 Sell This Version
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 US 1946 Sell This Version
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 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(Shellac, 10") Mercury 2073 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
3003 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(Shellac, 10") Mercury 3003 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
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 Sweden 1947 Sell This Version
Les Sœurs Étienne Civilisation (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Les Sœurs Étienne - Civilisation / Chaque Instant De Ma Vie, C'est Toi Pathé France 1947 Sell This Version
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 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
Bob Hilliard - Civilization / Bread And Butter Woman album art Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra - Civilization / Bread And Butter Woman Decca US 1947 Sell This Version
Bob Hilliard - Passing Fancy album art Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Passing Fancy Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Passing Fancy RCA Victor US 1947 Sell This Version
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 US 1947 Sell This Version
10083 Bob Hilliard - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) album art Sy Oliver And His Orchestra Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) (as Hilliard) Sy Oliver And His Orchestra - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)(Shellac, 10") MGM Records 10083 US 1947 Sell This Version
Bob Hilliard - Big Brass Band From Brazil / It's A Quiet Town album art Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* Big Brass Band From Brazil Danny Kaye (2) - Andrews Sisters* - Big Brass Band From Brazil / It's A Quiet Town Brunswick UK 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
1113 Bob Hilliard - A Nickel For A Memory / A Sunday Kind Of Love album art Louis Prima A Nickel For A Memory (as Hilliard) Louis Prima - A Nickel For A Memory / A Sunday Kind Of Love(10", Red) Majestic 1113 US 1947 Sell This Version
23946 Bob Hilliard - Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume / I Won't Be Home Anymore When You Call album art Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music - Red Silk Stockings And Green Perfume / I Won't Be Home Anymore When You Call(Shellac, 10") Decca 23946 US 1947 Sell This Version