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Don's listeners choose tonight's soundtrack

Don Black celebrates the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century. Tonight Don's listeners pick the songs as Don reads out their emails and letters and shares his anecotes.

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.

Tonight Don's listeners pick the soundtrack, including songs from Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett.

This week's 'And They Also Wrote.....' is Hal David.

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

  • Johnny Mathis

    Misty

    • Swingers (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Michael Holliday

    The Story Of My Life

    • The Fabulous '50s: Softly Softly.
    • 1.
  • Perry Como

    Magic Moments

    • 50's Number Ones Vol 1.
    • Old Gold.
  • Matt Monro

    On Days Like These

    • Matt Monro Sings Don Black.
    • EMI.
  • Vic Damone

    Time After Time

  • Eydie Gormé

    Guess Who I Saw Today

    • Guess Who I Saw Today.
    • 1.
  • Tony Bennett

    My Foolish Heart

    • 40 Years: The Artistry Of Tony Bennett Volume 4.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 13.
  • Jack Jones

    Embraceable You

  • Billy Eckstine

    No One But You

    • The American Songbook CD2.
    • 20.
  • Ronnie Hilton

    No Other Love

    • Housewives Choice (Various Artists).
    • Music & Memories.
  • Steve Lawrence

    Long Ago And Far Away

  • Peggy Lee

    Two For The Road

    • Extra Special! / Somethin' Groovy!: Somethin' Groovy!.
    • 17.
  • Blossom Dearie

    Some Other Time

  • Barbra Streisand

    Once Upon A Summertime

  • Rod Stewart

    The Way You Look Tonight

    • It Had To Be You: The Great American Songbook.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 3.

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