Albert Hammond
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1944-05-18
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Albert Hammond

Albert Hammond Biography (Wikipedia)

Albert Louis Hammond OBE (born 18 May 1944) is a Gibraltarian singer, songwriter, and record producer. A prolific songwriter, he collaborated most notably with the songwriters Mike Hazlewood, John Bettis, Diane Warren as well as Holly Knight, Carole Bayer Sager.

He wrote commercially successful singles for artists including Celine Dion, Joe Dolan, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Leo Sayer, Tina Turner, Glen Campbell, Julio Iglesias, Willie Nelson, Lynn Anderson, and Bonnie Tyler, and bands Ace of Base, Air Supply, Blue Mink, Chicago, Heart, Living in a Box, The Carpenters, The Hollies, The Pipkins, Starship, and Westlife. Notable songs co-written by Hammond include "Make Me an Island" and "You're Such a Good Looking Woman" by Joe Dolan, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" by Starship, "One Moment in Time" sung by Whitney Houston, "The Air That I Breathe", a hit for The Hollies, "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" a Julio Iglesias/Willie Nelson duet, and "When I Need You" by Leo Sayer. In 2015 he received the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.

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Under The Christmas Tree
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It Never Rains In Southern California
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Free Electric Band
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Free Electric Band
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Rivers Are For Boats
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Rivers Are For Boats
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Hey St Patrick
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Hey St Patrick
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It Never Rains In Southern California (BBC Proms in the Park 2018)
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It Never Rains In Southern California (BBC Proms in the Park 2018)
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Under The Christmas Tree
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Proms in the Park, Hyde Park
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Hyde Park
2018-09-08T08:46:59
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2018
Proms 2018: Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Proms 2018: Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Hyde Park
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night: Radio 2's 50th Anniversary
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Hackney Empire
2017-09-14T08:46:59
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Sep
2017
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night: Radio 2's 50th Anniversary

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night: Radio 2's 50th Anniversary

Hackney Empire

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