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with Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt and Sting

Multi award-winning lyricist Don Black is back to celebrate the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century, their songs and the artists who performed them

Multi award-winning lyricist Don Black returns to celebrate 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 Bart Howard

Plus there's 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

    The Way You Look Tonight

    • My Way - The Best Of Frank Sinatra.
    • Reprise.
  • Nat King Cole

    Love Is Here To Stay

    • The Biggest Hits Vol 3.
    • Capitol.
    • 4.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Blue Moon

    • Essential Ella.
    • Verve.
  • Dean Martin

    Ain't That A Kick In The Head

    • The Best Of Cult Fiction (Various).
    • Virgin.
  • Tony Bennett

    Where Is Love

    • Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album.
    • CBS.
  • Johnny Mathis

    Let Me Love You

    • Two Classic Albums From Johnny Mathis: Johnny Mathis And Wonderful, Wonderful.
    • Sony Music.
    • 15.
  • Matt Monro

    Fly Me To The Moon

    • The Greatest Crooners Collection CD1.
    • EMI Records.
    • 2.
  • Jane Monheit

    More Than You Know

    • Never Never Land.
    • N-Coded Music.
    • 3.
  • Anthony Newley

    If She Should Come To You (La Montana)

    • Anthony Newley's Greatest Hits.
    • Deram.
  • Vic Damone

    My Foolish Heart

    • The Very Best Of Vic Damone.
    • Reader's Digest.
    • 10.
  • Julie London

    I Should Care

    • Julie Is Her Name / Julie Is Her Name - Volume 3.
    • Capitol.
    • 2.
  • Sting

    Spread A Little Happiness

    • (Single).
    • A&M.
  • Perry Como

    The Sweetest Sounds

    • Perry Como: Greatest Hits CD1.
    • Sony.
    • 3.
  • Linda Ronstadt

    Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered

    • Round Midnight.
    • Warner Music.
    • 8.
  • Gordon MacRae

    Dancing In The Dark

    • Motion Picture Soundstage.
    • Capitol.
    • 2.
  • Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé

    Besame Mucho

    • We'll Take Romance: The Best Of Steve Lawrence And Eydie Gorme 1954-1960.
    • Empire Music Collection.
    • 7.

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