Here are some major song titles: Thunderball, Diamonds are Forever, On Days Like These, Born Free, Love Changes Everything, The Perfect Year - and all the lyrics written by one man… The incomparable Don Black.

He talked to Marty Whelan on RTÉ lyric fm about his amazing life and work - listen above.

Marty In The Morning, RTÉ lyric fm, weekdays from 7 am - listen back here.