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My Place: Lyricist Hal David 1921-2012

09/08/12 8:00PM By Joel Najman

AP/ASCAP
This 1980 photo provided by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers shows Hal David. David, who along with partner Burt Bacharach penned dozens of top 40 hits for a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and beyond.
On September 1, 2012 Hall Of Fame popular music lyricist Hal David passed away at age 91. Many in collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach and with vocalist Dionne Warwick, Hal David's songs are among the most enduring and cherished of the 1960's and beyond.
This week Joel Najman's My Place program celebrates the life in music of Hal David with a collection of his most significant and memorable compositions. In addition to Ms Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Jackie DeShannon, and Herb Alpert are among the recording artists featured.

Playlist

8:05pm

Wishin' And Hopin'
Artist Name: Dusty Springfield
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Philips 40207
 

8:10pm

Four Winds And Seven Seas
Artist Name: Vic Damone
CD/Album: no album name - 78rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 5271
 

8:15pm

Broken-Hearted Melody
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 7427
 

8:20pm

Magic Moments
Artist Name: Perry Como
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RCA Victor 7128
 

8:25pm

Make It Easy On Yourself
Artist Name: Jerry Butler
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Vee-Jay 451
 

8:30pm

Don't Make Me Over
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1239
 

8:35pm

Walk On By
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1274
 

8:40pm

Do You Know The Way To San Jose
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 12216
 

8:45pm

Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
Artist Name: B.J. Thomas
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 12265
 

8:47pm

I Say A Little Prayer
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 12203
 

8:49pm

This Guy's In Love With You
Artist Name: Herb Alpert
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: A&M 929
 

8:51pm

(They Long To Be) Close To You
Artist Name: Carpenters
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: A&M 1183
 

8:53pm

Alfie
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 12187
 

8:56pm

What The World Needs Now Is Love
Artist Name: Jackie De Shannon
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Imperial 66110
 
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