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Don pays tribute to Jo Stafford, Fred Astaire and Julie London

Don Black celebrates the iconic songwriters of the twentieth century. Tonight he pays tribute to Jo Stafford, Fred Astaire and Julie London.

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 Jo Stafford, Fred Astaire and Julie London.

This week's 'And They Also Wrote.....' is Jimmy Monaco

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

  • Barbra Streisand

    The Man I Love

    • Back To Broadway.
    • 11.
  • Matt Monro

    The Nearness of You

    • Matt At The Movies CD3.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 3.
  • Lena Horne: Nat Brandwynne Orchestra

    Let Me Love You

    • Unforgettable: 4 Classic LP's CD1.
    • Jasmine Records.
    • 13.
  • Al Hibbler

    You'll Never Know

  • Michael Ball

    You Made Me Love You

    • Michael Ball: The Collection.
    • Polydor Limited.
    • 10.
  • Perry Como

    I Can't Begin To Tell You

    • By Request CD2.
    • Snapper Music.
    • 8.
  • Julie London

    I'm Glad There Is You

    • Julie Is Her Name / Julie Is Her Name - Volume 5.
    • 4.
  • Frank Sinatra

    We'll Be Together Again

    • Songs For Swingin' Lovers.
    • Proper Records.
    • 11.
  • Jo Stafford

    All The Things You Are

  • Bernadette Peters

    Unexpected Song

  • Fred Astaire

    It Only Happens When I Dance With You

    • Singin' In The Rain And Ester Parade.
    • 16.
  • Billie Holiday

    It's Easy To Remember

    • Great American Songwriters, Volume 3: Rodgers And Hart.
    • 11.
  • Carmen McRae

    I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

    • Sirens Of Song: Classic Torch Singers.
    • 13.
  • Vic Damone

    In The Still Of The Night

    • Again.
    • 14.
  • Dean Martin

    I Love You Much Too Much

    • Cha Cha De Amor.
    • 7.

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