As the award-winning composer and songwriter celebrates his 70th birthday, Radio 2 marks the occasion and tells the story of his life. Narrated by Dionne Warwick , with contributions from
Gene Pitney , Jack Jones and Hal David.
Producer Graham Pass
Michael Freedland presents a six-part series journeying through the cultural melting pot of New York's Lower East Side. This second programme focuses on the songwriters who lived in the area, or who were influenced by the Yiddish theatre there - Irving Berlin , Sammy Cahn , George Gershwin , George M Cohan and many others.
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