The famous American lyricist Hal David died yesterday, at a respectable 91 years of age. He's most famous because of his partnership with composer Burt Bacharach, and the two wrote scores of hits for Dionne Warwick, Jackie DeShannon, Perry Como, B.J. Thomas, The Carpenters, Tom Jones and numerous others. Below you'll find ten immortal pop songs, some of the most romantic songs ever, written by the pair. May Hal David rest in peace.
Herb Alpert - "This Guy's In Love With You"
Jackie DeShannon - "What The World Needs Now Is Love"
Dionne Warwick - "I Say A Little Prayer"
B.J. Thomas - "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head"
Dusty Springfield - "The Look Of Love"
Dionne Warwick - "Walk On By"
Cilla Black - "Alfie"
Tom Jones - "What's New Pussycat?"
Bobbie Gentry - "I'll Never Fall In Love Again"
Dionne Warwick - "Anyone Who Had A Heart"