Johnny Pearson

John Valmore Pearson (18 June 1925 – 20 March 2011), known as Johnny Pearson, was a British composer, orchestra leader and pianist. He led the Top of the Pops orchestra for sixteen years, wrote a catalogue of library music, and had many of his pieces used as the theme music to television series.

Read more about Johnny Pearson:  Early Years, Working With Cilla Black, Sounds Orchestral, Top of The Pops, The Dusty Springfield TV Series, The Carpenters, Johnny Pearson and His Orchestra, The 1980s and Later, Death, Discography

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