Songwriting Legend Hal David Sings - Off-Ramp 11-6-2010

89-year old Hal David sings his songwriting hits at the Grammy Museum

Mercer 11754

MGM

"Promises, Promises," the David/Bacharach musical (okay, and Neil Simon) that included "I'll Never Fall in Love Again."

UPDATE: Hal David died Saturday, September 1, 2012. He was 91.

A few weeks ago, the Grammy Museum at LA Live unveiled its new Songwriters Hall of Fame gallery, which celebrates the men and women who wrote the soundtrack of our lives. To mark the occasion, they brought in some of the most famous living songwriters to sing and explain their hits. The event was MC'd by songwriter Paul Williams.

Through a special collaboration with the Grammy Museum, Off-Ramp presents excerpts from that concert, starting with the dean of American pop songwriters, Hal David, Burt Bacharach's longtime collaborator on hits like "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" and "I'll Never Fall in Love Again."

The legendary team, in younger years. Bacharach (L) is now 82, and David is 89.


blog comments powered by Disqus