David & David

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David & David
Origin United States
Genres Rock
Years active 1985–1987
Labels A&M Records

David & David (stylized as David + David) was an American rock duo composed of Los Angeles-based studio musicians David Baerwald and David Ricketts. They were best known for their debut single Welcome to the Boomtown from the album Boomtown.[1] The single reached #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1986 and #8 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart.[2]

Boomtown was produced by Davitt Sigerson. It peaked at #39 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold in the U.S. by the RIAA. The follow-up single, Swallowed By the Cracks reached #14 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart, while Ain't So Easy peaked at #51 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #17 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart.

David & David disbanded shortly after Boomtown, and Baerwald and Ricketts continued to work with other musicians. They both collaborated with Sheryl Crow on her debut LP, Tuesday Night Music Club.

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Studio albums
Singles

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