RIP Alan Hawkshaw

He’s died at the age of 84.

Aside from the theme tunes (Grange Hill, Countdown, Channel 4 News etc), he also wrote The Champ

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He was in the shadows as well. Some career.

Here’s one from his daughter

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A Lounge Legend RIP

His live version of the Grandstand theme (which he didn’t write) is one of my favourite YouTube videos ever


The guy who did write it (Keith Mansfield) is stood next to him conducting there.

Thought that said Sparhawk for a second. Phew