16 Jul

A Door Will Open

By  Robert Walton
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A Door Will Open
(John Benson Brooks - Don George)
Analysed by Robert Walton

It constantly concerns me that one of the greatest periods in musical history could eventually be totally forgotten (it is “now” in some circles), in spite of the fact that millions of people were so devoted to it. Because of records, radio, stage and screen, it really was the soundtrack of their lives. One thing that’s often forgotten was the sale of sheet music which was an industry in itself.

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About Geoff 123
Geoff Leonard was born in Bristol. He spent much of his working career in banking but became an independent record producer in the early nineties, specialising in the works of John Barry and British TV theme compilations.
He also wrote liner notes for many soundtrack albums, including those by John Barry, Roy Budd, Ron Grainer, Maurice Jarre and Johnny Harris. He co-wrote two biographies of John Barry in 1998 and 2008, and is currently working on a biography of singer, actor, producer Adam Faith.
He joined the Internet Movie Data-base (www.imdb.com) as a data-manager in 2001 and looked after biographies, composers and the music-department, amongst other tasks. He retired after nine years loyal service in order to continue writing.