The 3rd Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain

The Best Selling and Most Performed Song of the Year

I’ll Find You
Written by Tolchard Evans and Richard Mullan
Published by Robbins

We Will Make Love – WINNER
Written by Russ Hamilton
Published by Melcher-Toff

Most Outstanding Song of the Year, Musically and Lyrically

A Handful of Songs – WINNER
Written by Lionel Bart, Michael Pratt and Tommy Steele
Published by Peter Maurice

Your Love Is My Love
Written by Johnny Brandon
Published by Lawrence Wright

The Year’s Outstanding Novelty Song

Three Brothers – WINNER
Written by Paddy Roberts
Published by Ascherberg

Water, Water
Written by Lionel Bart, Michael Pratt and Tommy Steele
Published by Peter Maurice

The Year’s Outstanding Composition in ‘Rhythm’ Style

Overdrive – WINNER
Written by Tommy Watt
Published by B.F. Wood

Skiffling Strings
Written by Ron Goodwin
Published by Sydney Bron

The Year’s Outstanding Light Orchestral Composition

Elizabethan Serenade – WINNER
Written by Ronald Binge
Published by Ascherberg

The Streets of Sorrento
Written by Tony Osborne
Published by Bradbury Wood

The Year’s Outstanding Score of a Stage Play, Film, TV Programme or Radio Production

Free As Air – WINNER
Written by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade
Published by Francis, Day & Hunter

The Tommy Steele Story
Written by Lionel Bart, Michael Pratt and Tommy Steele
Published by Peter Maurice

Outstanding Personal Services to British Popular Music

Ted Heath


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