Hal David

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Burt Bacharach: Marlene Dietrich’s music sucked! But I liked her
The veteran songwriter and singer talks about the perfectionism that created hits, driving singers crazy, working with Noel Gallagher – and not working with Sinatra

Dave Simpson

21, May, 2015 @6:37 PM

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Burt Bacharach review – not so much a gig as a primer in composing genius

The dapper 86-year-old is humble about his amazing songbook, but when he takes the mic, its bittersweet magic is revealed, writes Caroline Sullivan

Caroline Sullivan

24, Jul, 2014 @1:34 PM

2012 review: notable deaths in music

See what the Guardian had to say about over 30 notable musicians who died this year - from Whitney Houston and Adam Yauch to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Dave Brubeck and Ravi Shankar

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

24, Dec, 2012 @9:00 AM

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Dionne Warwick: 'I refused a couple of Bacharach and David songs'

The Walk On By singer has five Grammys – but she reveals she would really like the chance to win an Oscar or an Emmy, she tells Chris Salmon

Chris Salmon

29, Nov, 2012 @5:42 PM

Hal David: five magic moments

In tribute to the great lyricist, here are five of the greatest songs from his partnership with Burt Bacharach

Bob Stanley

03, Sep, 2012 @11:43 AM

In praise of … great lyricists | Editorial
Editorial: For Hal David, lyrics were about believability, simplicity and emotional impact

Editorial

02, Sep, 2012 @10:37 PM

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Hal David obituary
Lyricist behind some of the greatest pop hits of the 20th century

Richard Williams

02, Sep, 2012 @2:51 PM

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Hal David, lyricist behind string of memorable hits, dies aged 91
Best know for partnership with Burt Bacharach on songs such as Walk On By and I Say A Little Prayer

Cass Jones

01, Sep, 2012 @10:49 PM

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