The 13th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain

The Most Performed Work of the Year

Puppet On A String
Written by Phil Coulter and Bill Martin
Published by Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd

The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1967 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales

The Last Waltz
Written by Barry Mason and Les Reed
Released and Published in the UK by Decca and Donna Music Ltd

Britain’s International Song of the Year

A Whiter Shade of Pale
Written by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid
Published by Essex International Ltd

Best British Song, Musically and Lyrically

She’s Leaving Home
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Published by Northern Songs

Novelty Song of the Year

Grocer Jack
Written by Keith West and Mark Wirtz
Published by Robbins

Best Instrumental Theme

Love In The Open Air
Written by Paul McCartney
Published by Northern Songs

Special Award to Leslie Bricusse For The Film Score ‘Doctor Dolittle’

Leslie Bricusse

Outstanding Services to British Music

Alan Herbert


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