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Don salutes the work of composer Sammy Fain

Multi award-winning lyricist Don Black celebrates the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century, their songs and the artists who performed them.

Multi award-winning lyricist Don Black celebrates the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century, their songs and the artists who performed them. Each week Don showcases a selection of iconic tunes, popular and timeless standards.

This week's 'And They Also Wrote.....' is Sammy Fain.

Plus a weekly nod to the fabulous voice of Matt Monro.

The show is packed full of personal anecdotes and entertaining stories as Don recalls meeting and working with many of the greatest writers and entertainers in the business.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Frank Sinatra

    I've got the world on a string

    • Pennies From Heaven: Capitol's Great Gentlemen Of Song Vol 2.
    • Sanctuary Record Group.
    • 2.
  • Dean Martin

    That's Amore

    • Best Of The Capitol Years - Dean Mart.
    • Capitol.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Someone to watch over me

    • A Portrait Of Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Stylus.
  • Johnny Mathis

    A Certain Smile

    • (Single).
    • Fontana.
  • Bette Midler & Barry Manilow

    On A Slow Boat To China

    • Sings The Rosemary Clooney Songbook.
    • Sony Music/Columbia.
    • 3.
  • Carmen McRae

    He Was Too Good To Me

    • Book Of Ballads.
    • Kapp Records.
    • 10.
  • Michael Ball

    Being Alive

    • Past And Present.
    • London Records 90 Limited.
    • 3.
  • Tony Bennett & Bill Evans Trio

    When In Rome

    • The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album.
    • Fantasy.
    • 4.
  • Matt Monro

    The Nearness of You

    • Matt At The Movies.
    • EMI Records.
    • 3.
  • Andy Williams

    Charade

    • The Very Best Of Andy Williams CD2.
    • Sony Music.
    • 11.
  • Barbra Streisand

    The Way We Were

    • Barbra Streisand Greatest Hits Vol.2.
    • CBS.
  • Nat King Cole

    Don't Get Around Much Anymore

    • Mood Indigo: Capitol Sings Duke Ellington.
    • Capitol.
    • 10.
  • Vic Damone

    Time After Time

    • The Damone Type Of Thing.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 1.
  • Rosemary Clooney

    I Got Lost In His Arms

    • Rosemary Clooney Sings The Music Of Irving Berlin.
    • Concord Records.
  • Michael Feinstein

    The Way You Look Tonight

    • The Sinatra Project Vol II: The Good Life.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • 8.

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