The Aftershow: Songwriter Don Black

George Garner

From writing classic James Bond theme songs to working with Michael Jackson and winning everything from an Academy Award to an Ivor Novello, Don Black has had an extraordinary career. Here, the living legend tells Music Week about some of the life lessons he’s picked up along the way...


I got my first break in the biz by…

“Tenacity. I was writing lots of bits and pieces and Matt Monro gave me the opportunity of writing a hit called ...

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