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The Ivors 1989

Lifetime Achievement - Cliff Richard

Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Dire Straits and presenters The Bee Gees

Outstanding Services to British Music - Paul McCartney presented by Sting

The 34th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 4th April 1989 at the Grosvenor House, London.

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A Little Respect

Written by Andy Bell and Vince Clarke
Published by Sonet – Musical Moments – Sonet Publishing Ltd

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Father Figure

Written by George Michael
Published by Morrison Leahy Music Limited

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Love Changes (Everything)

Written by Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan and Rob Fisher
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd – Rondor Music (London) Ltd

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A Fish Called Wanda

Written by Trevor Jones and Non-de Plume John Du Prez
Published by SBK Songs Ltd.

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Childhood Days

Written by Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by BMG Music Publishing Ltd

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Two Hearts

Written by Phil Collins and Lamont Dozier
Published by Phil Collins Ltd – Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd – Beau-Di-O-Do Music – Warner Chappell Ltd

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Mary’s Prayer

Written by Gary Clark
Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd

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Perfect

Written by Mark Nevin
Published by MCA Music Ltd

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They Dance Alone

Written by Sting
Published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd – Bugle Songs Ltd

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Testament

Written by Nigel Hess
Published by Myra Music Ltd

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The Long March

Written by Christopher Gunning
Published by Air Edel Associates Ltd – Orchard Music Ltd

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Especially For You

Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

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I Should Be So Lucky

Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

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Mistletoe & Wine

Written by Leslie Stewart, Jeremy Paul and Keith Strachan
Published by Peer-Southern Music – Patch Music Ltd

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Faith

Written by George Michael
Published by Morrison Leahy Music Ltd

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Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car

Written by Billy Ocean and Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange
Published by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd

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I Should Be So Lucky

Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

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Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car

Written by Billy Ocean and Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange
Published by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd

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I Should Be So Lucky

Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

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Love Changes (Everything)

Written by Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan and Rob Fisher
Published by Chrysalis Music ltd – Rondor Music (London) Ltd

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