The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is one of the country's most successful lyricists, Don Black.
Songs like Born Free and Diamonds are Forever, and musicals like Sunset Boulevard, Billy and Aspects of Love have made him a rich man. But he'll be talking to Sue Lawley of his early memories of his poor but happy Jewish family in the East End of London and how an apprenticeship on the New Musical Express led him into the world of popular music.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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