Harold Lane “Hal” David was an American lyricist. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York City. Radio Ceylon and the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation played many songs written by him and Burt Bacharach – Hal David died on the 1st of September 2012. His songs were very popular on Radio Ceylon – the station played these songs on the local and the All-Asia beams.
Here are some really popular songs written by Hal David and played by announcers like Vernon Corea of Radio Ceylon: