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20131006The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131006The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131013The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131013The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131020The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131020The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131027The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131027The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131103The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131103The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131110The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131110The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131124The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131201The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131208The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131215The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131222|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20131229|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140105
20140105|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140112
20140112|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140119
20140119|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140126
20140126
20140126The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140126|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140202|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140216|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140223|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs from The Great American Songbook as well as rich offerings from The Best Of British.|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140302|The show's weekly 'Matt Moment' features a highlight from a man whom Frank Sinatra described as his favourite British singer - Matt Monro - and the Words And Music feature showcases the few geniuses who could indeed pen both.
20140615|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including a Sondheim classic by his Best of British star Julia McKenzie. We also hear 2 completely different songs by Richard Whiting starting off with 'that' Shirley Temple number and of course, a great Matt Monro moment.
20140622|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs. There's some classic Noel Coward, 2 completely different songs by Johnny Burke , My Very Good Friend the Milk Man and Moonlight become You and a cast list that includes Peggy Lee, Gene Kelly, Marilyn Monroe and Zero Mostel.
20140629|A Best of British classic by Lionel Bart, Georgie Fame in relaxed mood with strings singing 'Everything Happens to Me' and Marlene Dietrich/Rosemary Clooney's unbeatable interpretation of 'Too Old to Cut the Mustard' are amongst Don Blacks selection of iconic songs tonight.
20140706|The award winning lyricist remembers Jerry Vale who died recently and celebrates Dame Cleo Laine in his best of British spot. Don Black then brings us 2 of the most unlikely combination of songs in the 'they also wrote this spot', the Matt Monro moment is the wonderful song 'Till The End of time and we hear a classic duet 'A Woman in Love' sung by Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons.
20140713|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs opening up with Bette Midler in Rosemary Clooney mode. We hear 2 very different songs by Irving Berlin, Richard Harris tells us 'How to Handle a Woman', Michael Crawford takes centre stage in the week's Best of British celebration and there's the amazing version of Skylark by Aretha Franklin.
20140720|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs performed by Frank Sinatra, the Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball and Judy Garland. Frankie Vaughan takes the Best of British spot this week and we've got 2 very different songs from Frank Loesser.
20140727
20140727The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including 2 wildly different numbers by Ned Washington, a TV talent winning singer with her version of 'Over the Rainbow' , a Best of British celebration for Shirley Bassey and the story behind the Oscar winning 'Born Free'.
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20140803Don Black gives Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting the chance to notice that it's 'Cold Outside' , Allan Sherman serves up some 'Hungarian Goulash' and we hear 2 different songs by Ervin Drake including the multi award winning recording of ' It was a very Good Year' by Frank Sinatra.
20140803|Don Black gives Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting the chance to notice that it's 'Cold Outside' , Allan Sherman serves up some 'Hungarian Goulash' and we hear 2 different songs by Ervin Drake including the multi award winning recording of ' It was a very Good Year' by Frank Sinatra.
20140810|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20140817|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs and remembers the great singer Elaine Stritch who died recently.
20140824|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs performed by John Hanson, Doris Day and Charles Aznavour with 2 completely different numbers by Harry Warren.
20140831|Don Black presents the final show of the run, with several listener requests.||Don Blacks final show of the run with several of your requests, a Best Of British celebration and of course the last of his Matt Monro moments until November.
20141207The multi award-winning lyricist returns with his selection of iconic songs including his Best of British choice Julie Andrews, 2 completely different songs by Jack Yelland and a Matt Monro Moment with Wednesday's Child, music by John Barry and lyrics by Mack David.
20141214The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs as recorded by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Gregory Porter, Helen Forrest, Bobby Darin and of course, Matt Monro.
20141221The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs and some seasonal classics by Mel Torme, Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra, June Christy and Louis Armstrong
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20141228The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20141228The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150104|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150111|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150118
20150125|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including some unexpected Jimmy Durante, classic Ella, Matt Monro's wonderful The Days of Wine and Roses and a Best of British spot for Rod Stewart.
20150201
20150201The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including music to mark the 30th anniversary of the great Matt Monro.
20150201The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including music to mark the 30th anniversary of the great Matt Monro.
20150201|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including music to mark the 30th anniversary of the great Matt Monro.
20150208The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs as Tony Bennett 'Puts on a happy Face' , Nancy Wilson Blames it on her Youth. There's also 2 contrasting songs from Dorothy Fields, a Best of British spot for John Barrowman and a new duet from Barbra Streisand and Michael Buble.
20150215|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150222|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150301
20150301The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150301The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150607||The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs performed by the some of the greatest voices ever recorded including his Best of British star Ken Dodd and the regular two contrating songs from one writer tonight are by Al stillman. The weekly Matt monro moment is the classic Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne song Time After Time.
20150614|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs including 2 by Leo Robin, a Best of British track from Anita Harris and 'I Will Wait For You' from the marellous Matt Monro. There are also classic recordings by Barbra Streisand, Ella and Louis, Maureen McGovern and Frank Sinatra
20150621|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs with 2 by Ray Henderson, a Best of British track from Roy Castle and classic recordings by Tony Bennett, Barbara Dickson, Dean Martin and Julie London.
20150628|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs and great singers feauring this week Liza Minnelli, Nat King Cole, Fred Astaire and The Carpenters. Tonights track for the weekly Best of British spot is by Lulu, the weekly Matt Monro moment is 'You and Me Against the world' and there are two great songs from the pen of Paul Williams.
20150705|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150712||The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150719
20150726|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150802|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.||
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20150816|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150823
20150823The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150823The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20150830|The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20151206|The multi award-winning lyricist returns with a new selection of iconic songs recorded by some of the greatest voices in popular music including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand, Dusty Springfield and of course Matt Monro.||
20151213The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs sung by some of the best in the business including Sammy Davis Jnr, Barbra Streisand, Michael Buble, Eartha Kitt and a real listener's favourite, Jerry Vale.
20151220The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs sung by some of the best in the business including Sammy Davis Jnr, Barbra Straisand, Michale Buble, Eartha Kitt and a real listener's favourite, Jerry Vale.
20151227|The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160103|The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160110
20160110The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160110The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160117
20160117The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160117The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160124|The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160131|The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
20160207|The award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.
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20160605Growing up in London's East End Don was always fascinated by songs that sang about San Francisco, Kalmazoo and Chatanooga, places with magical names that seemed to conjure up a glorious technicolour world were everything was perfect. So tonight we travel to some of those unreachable places across the Atlantic, from Broadway to Alabama, from Phoenix to Vermont, taking in Oklahoma, Manhattan,Memphis and Old Cape Cod whilst enjoying the view along Route 66.
20160605
Don Black Is Back20140608|The multi award-winning lyricist returns to presents a selection of iconic songs including a Best of British number from 'Half A Sixpence', two songs unexpectedly written by the same person plus a weekly reminder of the fabulous voice of Matt Monro.