Songwriter

  • Noted Hollywood songwriter Hal David dies at 91 September 2, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hal David, a lyricist who along with composer Burt Bacharach took the pop world by storm in the 1960s with hits such as 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on my Head' and 'Walk on By,' died in Los Angeles on Saturday at age 91, a representative said. David died at CedarsSinai...
  • Parliament nod to Copyright Act amendments May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Song writers, artistes and performers, deprived of their dues so far, can now claim royalty for their creations with Parliament today approving a law to provide muchdelayed justice to them. The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012 was passed by the Lok Sabha, which witnessed unusual unanimity on the matter...
  • 'Baker Street' singer Gerry Rafferty dead January 5, 2011

    London: Gerry Rafferty, the Scottish singersongwriter behind hit songs "Baker Street" and "Stuck in the Middle With You," has died. He was 63. Rafferty's agent Paul Charles confirmed Tuesday that his client had passed away following a long illness, but said he had no additional information on how or where he...