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Featuring Lena Horne, Doris Day and Linda Rondstadt

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 Jimmy McHugh

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

  • Lena Horne & Nat Brandwynne Orchestra

    Today I Love Everybody

    • Lena Horne: Unforgettable.
    • Jasmine Records.
    • 12.
  • 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.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    It Never Entered My Mind

    • Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rogers and Hart Songbook.
    • Verve Records.
    • 12.
  • Tony Bennett

    I Got Lost In Her Arms

    • 40 Years: The Artistry Of Tony Bennett Volume 4.
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
    • 18.
  • Doris Day

    I Can't Give You Anything But Love

    • Sentimental Journey.
    • Capitol.
    • 3.
  • Nat King Cole

    Don't Blame Me

    • Embraceable You.
    • Excelsior.
    • 12.
  • Matt Monro

    From Russia With Love

    • The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa.
    • EMI.
  • Johnny Mathis

    What Are You Doing for the Rest of Your Life

    • How Do You Keep The Music Playing.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Perry Como

    And I Love You So

    • Memories ... Are Made Of This.
    • Dino.
  • Paul Williams

    With One More Look At You

    • Classics.
    • A&M.
    • 4.
  • Linda Ronstadt

    Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered

    • Round Midnight.
    • Warner Music.
    • 8.
  • Vic Damone

    Moon River

    • The Very Best Of Vic Damone.
    • Reader's Digest.
    • 19.
  • Andy Williams

    The Days Of Wine And Roses

    • The Best Of Andy Williams.
    • Dino.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    The Lady's In Love With You

    • Sammy Davis Jr You Are My Lucky Star.
    • Starsound.
    • 13.
  • Bob Hope & Shirley Ross

    Two Sleepy People

    • The Classic Hoagy Carmichael (Disc 1).
    • BBC Records.

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