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Leo Green celebrates Oscar-winning songwriter Sammy Cahn, whose songs include Come Fly With Me, Be My Love, The Tender Trap and Three Coins in the Fountain.

Leo Green celebrates the Oscar winning song writer Sammy Cahn and wonders where his musical gift came from . He was born into an immigrant family from Galicia who had no history of music making where even piano lessons were 'only for girls'. The curios and talented Sammy quickly found his way to Vaudeville Theatres and into the life of a travelling musician but it's his remarkable list of songs like Come Fly With Me, The Tender Trap, My Kind Of Town and Three Coins In The Fountain that make him stand out as one for the greats of the song writing world.

57 minutes

Last on

Wed 13 Sep 2017 23:00

Music Played

  • Frank Sinatra

    Come Fly With Me

    • The Capitol Years CD2.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 19.
  • Dean Martin

    Ain't That A Kick In The Head

    • It's Magic: Capitol Sings Sammy Cahn.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 13.
  • Steve Tyrell

    Until The Real Thing Comes Along

    • Standard Time.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 2.
  • Jane Monheit

    Please Be Kind

    • Never Never Land.
    • Sony Music Distribution.
    • 1.
  • Frank Sinatra

    I've Heard That Song Before

    • Come Swing With Me!.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 12.
  • Sammy Cahn with Frank Sinatra

    Sammy and Sinatra - Various songs

    • Various.
    • Various.
  • Dionne Warwick

    I Fall In Love Too Easily

    • Only Trust Your Heart.
    • MPCA.
  • Dakota Staton

    Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night of the Week)

    • Dakota Staton At Storyville.
    • Collectables.
  • Dusty Springfield

    Time After Time

    • The Look Of Love: Dusty Springfield Greatest Hits CD2.
    • Mercury Records Limited.
    • 8.
  • Billy Eckstine

    (Love is)The Tender Trap

    • Don't Worry About Me.
    • SEPIA.
  • Bobby Darin

    Call Me Irresponsible

    • The Capitol Years CD2.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 1.
  • Harry Connick, Jr.

    All The Way

    • Your Songs.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 1.
  • Matt Monro

    The Second Time Around

    • Matt At The Movies CD1.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 18.
  • Sammy Cahn

    Sammy on Teach Me Tonight

    • An Evening With Sammy Cahn.
    • DRG Records.
  • Dinah Washington

    Teach Me Tonight

    • Mad About The Boy: The Best Of Dinah Washington.
    • 13.
  • Julie London

    My Kind of Town

    • Feeling Good.
    • LIBERTY.
  • Frank Sinatra

    The September Of My Years

    • Sinatra Sings The Songs Of Van Heusen And Cahn.
    • Warner Music UK Limited.
    • 16.
  • Sammy Cahn

    Sammy On Composers

    • DRG Records.