David & David
David & David
|Past members||David Baerwald|
David & David (stylized as David + David) was an American rock duo composed of Los Angeles-based studio musicians David Baerwald and David Ricketts. They are best known for their debut single "Welcome to the Boomtown" from the album Boomtown. The single reached #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1986 and #8 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart.. It also peaked at 27 in Australia.
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.
- Studio albums
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|Hot 100||Main Rock||Australia|
|1986||"Welcome to the Boomtown"
(b/w "A Rock for the Forgotten")
|"Swallowed by the Cracks"
(b/w "All Alone in the Big City")
|1987||"Ain't So Easy"
(b/w "Swimming in the Ocean")
|"—" denotes the single did not appear on this chart.|
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- Whitburn, Joel. Joel Whitburn Presents Rock Tracks 1981-2008. p. 70.
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