David Shire, an Academy Award and two-time Grammy winner and multiple Tony and Emmy nominee, has composed prolifically for the theatre, films, television and recordings.


Theme from Max Dugan Returns (Intrada)

Theme from The Conversation (Intrada)

Theme from The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 (Retrograde)

Theme from Return to Oz (CD out-of-of print; DVD on Disney)

Theme from All The President’s Men (FSM)

Theme from Farewell, My Lovely (FSM)

Ella’s theme from Monkey Shines (FSM)

Theme from Raid on Entebbe (FSM)

Theme from Something For Joey (tv movie)

Graysmith’s theme from Graysmith’s Theme (Varese Sarabande)

Manhattan Skyline from Saturday Night Fever (Polydor)

It Goes Like It Goes from Norma Rae (Best of Jennifer Warnes/Arista)

I’ll Never Say Goodbye from The Promise Melissa Manchester (MCA)

Come On In” from Didi Lightful (Didi Conn and company)


With You I’m Born Again Billy Preston & Streeta (Motown)

Starting Here, Starting Now Barbra Streisand (Color Me Barbra, Columbia)

What About Today Barbra Streisand (What About Today?, Columbia)

I’ll Never Say Goodbye Maureen McGovern (David Shire At The Movies, Bay Cities)

Halfway Home Maureen McGovern (from The Earthling, Vestron Video)

Coffee, Black John Pizzarelli (Knowing You, Telarc)

In Our Hands (theme for World Children’s Day)

Sonata for Cocktail Piano (Classical Hollywood II, Bay Cities)
Sonata For Cocktail Piano 1 – Allegro
Sonata For Cocktail Piano 2 – Andante Con Rubato
Sonata For Cocktail Piano 3 – Allegro Moderato

(Most of these selections and many others are available on Amazon. Out-of-print items can often be found on eBay.)


(Original cast album on Polydor)     
The Story Goes On
I Chose Right    
Two People In Love


Starting Here, Starting Now
(Original cast album on RCA Victor)  
I Don’t Remember Christmas   
One Step

Closer Than Ever
(Original cast album on RCA Victor)  
Miss Byrd
One Of The Good Guys
Life Story  
If I Sing

(Original cast album on Universal) 
Stop, Time 

Take Flight
(London cast album on PS Classics)  
Before The Dawn