The Music

Alan Hawkshaw has been instrumental in a host of hits and worked with such artists including Barbra Streisand, David Bowie, Jay-Z, Dusty Springfield, Ella Fitzgerald, Tom Jones, Donovan, The Tremeloes, Cliff Richard, Serge Gainsbourg, Lulu, Olivia Newton-John, Marty Webb, The Marmalade, Maynard Ferguson, Shirley Bassey plus many, many more....

You may not be familiar with Alan Hawkshaw but he has one of those names that you're read on countless album covers or single labels as arranger, writer, or keyboard player and this is not surprising as Alan has played on a staggering 7,000 recording sessions!

Barbra held this song of mine 8 years until I sent her a note via one of her lawyers saying please record it before one of us dies
— Alan Hawkshaw
I was asked if I could come up with a few words about Alan Hawkshaw. Well let’s start with musician, composer, arranger...then add imagination...flair, boundless enthusiasm and you will have only a thinly sketched outline of the Hawk
— Des O'Connor

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