Friday, June 30, 2017

The way we were-----To Sir, With Love: Steyn's Song of the Week #298 :: SteynOnline

To Sir, With Love: Steyn's Song of the Week #298 :: SteynOnline:
"...Don Black was a guest on The Mark Steyn Show a few weeks back to celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Born Free" becoming the first British song to win an Oscar.
1967 turned out to be a pretty good year for Don because he also wrote what proved to be Billboard's Number One record of the year in America - which isn't bad for an East End boy and tyro lyricist still recovering from his first attempted career (stand-up comedy).
This second entry from the Black songbook was introduced to the world half-a-century ago this month in the hit movie of the same name starring Sidney Poitier..."

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