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Starring Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin

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 Matty Melneck.

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

  • Kay Starr

    P.S. I Love You

    • Kay Starr Collection.
    • EMI Records.
    • 21.
  • Matt Monro

    If I Never Sing Another Song

    • Heartbreakers: 20 Golden Greats From Matt Monro.
    • EMI Records.
    • 19.
  • Peggy Lee

    Goody Goody

    • Peggy Lee: Complete Capitol Small Group Transcriptions.
    • The Jazz Factory.
    • 14.
  • Nat King Cole

    I'm Through With Love

    • The Velvet Voice.
    • 10.
  • Frank Sinatra

    I Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her

    • Everything Happens To Me.
    • Universal Music.
    • 15.
  • Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine

    Dedicated To You

    • Just The Two Of Us.
    • Delta.
    • 9.
  • Doris Day

    It's Magic

    • Bewitched: 25 Favourite Songs.
    • Capitol.
    • 22.
  • Louis Armstrong

    I Will Wait For You

    • I Will Wait For You.
    • Brunswick.
    • 1.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    I'll Be Loving You Always

    • Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Collection: Vol 13.
    • Nuova Canaria.
    • 11.
  • Jake Thackray

    The Last Will And Testament Of Jack Thackray

    • Lah Di Dah.
    • EMI Records.
    • 22.
  • Johnny Mathis

    Misty

    • Swingers (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Jimmy Durante

    Try A Little Tenderness

    • As Time Goes By: The Best Of Jimmy Durante.
    • Warner.
    • 8.
  • Carmen McRae

    Last Night When We Were Young

    • Carmen McRae: Sings Great American Songwriters.
    • Decca.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    Something's Gotta Give

    • The Song And Dance Man.
    • Warner.
    • 3.
  • Dean Martin

    Fools Rush In

    • Dream With Dean - The Intimate Dean Martin.
    • Reprise Records.
    • 2.
  • Dinah Shore

    Someone To Watch Over Me

    • Dinah Shore: The Best Of The War Years.
    • Stardust Records.
    • 16.

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