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Don celebrates Frank, Sammy and Dean - the legendary Rat Pack

Don Black celebrates the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century. Tonight he pays tribute to the legendary Rat Pack.

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 he pays tribute to the legendary Rat Pack – Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin.

This week's 'And They Also Wrote.....' is Carl Sigman.

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

  • Nat King Cole

    You Made Me Love You

    • Nat King Cole - Greatest Love Songs.
    • EMI.
  • Shirley Bassey

    What Now My Love

    • The Hits Of 1962 (Various Artists).
    • MFP.
  • Matt Monro

    Ebb Tide

    • The Singer's Singer CD3.
    • 8.
  • Julie London

    Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most

  • Frank Sinatra

    In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning

    • My Way - The Best Of Frank Sinatra.
    • Reprise.
  • Dean Martin

    Ain't That A Kick In The Head

    • The Best Of Cult Fiction (Various).
    • Virgin.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    The Thrill Is Gone

  • Steve Conway

    My Thanks To You

    • Great British Song Stylist.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 20.
  • Johnny Mathis & Take 6

    It's All In The Game

    • In The Still Of The Night.
    • 2.
  • Louis Armstrong

    A Kiss To Build A Dream On

    • Sleepless In Seattle (Soundtrack-1993.
    • Epic.
  • Michael Feinstein

    Where Do You Start

    • Isn't It Romantic.
    • Warner Music UK Limited.
    • 2.
  • Jo Stafford

    The Gentleman is a Dope

    • Hello, Young Lovers: Capitol Sings Rodgers And Hammerstein.
    • Capitol.
    • 11.
  • Robert Goulet

    You Stepped Out Of A Dream

  • Nancy Wilson

    Blame It On My Youth

  • Perry Como

    What'll I Do

    • With A Song In My Heart CD1.
    • 6.
  • Peggy Lee

    You Go To My Head

    • Black Coffee: The Best Of The Decca Years.
    • 5.

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