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Harry Warren

They Write the Songs, Series 2 Episode 3 of 10

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 January 2013

Barry Manilow continues his second series celebrating the lives and work of great songwriters.

Sitting at the piano in his Palm Spring home, Barry looks at the life and work of a man who wrote over 800 songs, which appeared in 300 films.

He was Oscar-nominated eleven times; and had 42 top ten hits and 21 number ones - yet few know his name - Harry Warren.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for David Merrick

    David Merrick 42 Nd Street

    42 Nd Street Original Broadway Recordin, RCA, BD-83891

  • Image for Amanda Seyfried

    Amanda Seyfried Lullaby Of Broadway

    42 Nd Street (Broadway Cast), RCA RED SEAL, CBL 1-3891

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole You're My Everything

    Nat King Cole Sings Great Romantic Favourites, READER'S DIGEST, RDCD-346

  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

    Who's Sorry Now, United Audio Entertainment, 9622

  • Image for Lee Morse

    Lee Morse I Love My Baby My Baby Loves Me

    Echoes pf a Songbird, Jasmine, JASCD646

  • Image for Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand I Found A Million Dollar Baby

    Funny Lady, ARISTA, 07822-190062

  • Image for Original Cast of 42nd Street

    Original Cast of 42nd Street We're In The Money

    42nd Street, RCA, BL-83891

  • Image for The Hi-Lo's

    The Hi-Lo's The Shadow Waltz

    Nice Work if You Can Get It, Varese/Vintage, 5694

  • Image for Etta Moten

    Etta Moten Remember My Forgotten Man

    The Best of Busby Berkeley at Warner Bros., PREMIER, CDODEON-8

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Jeepers Creepers

    The Pure Genius Of Louis Armstrong, EMI, 72438-3177929

  • Image for Carmen Miranda

    Carmen Miranda Chica Chica Bum Chic

    The Diva Collection, DEJAVU, DVCD-2118

  • Image for Allen Miller & His Orchestra

    Allen Miller & His Orchestra Chattanooga Choo Choo

    Moonlight Serenade, ASV, CD AJS-259

  • Image for Etta James

    Etta James At Last

    At Last: The Best of Etta James, Unknown, USMC16046323

  • Image for Judy Garland

    Judy Garland On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe

    The Very Best Of Judy Garland, TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES, 8122-74621 2

  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin That's Amore

    The Very Best of Dean Martin/The Capitol and Reprise Years, Capitol, 7243 4-9672123


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