An arrangement of a theme for the film 'Mr. Jerico' for the singer Lulu Commissioned by:
George Martin, Don Black and Laurie Johnson
Recorded at ABPC Elstree Summer 1969
Laurie Johnson had scored the Peter Ustinov/Maggie Smith feature film 'Hot Millions' in the summer of 1968 and Lulu had recorded a single called 'This time' for it. Laurie was asked to provide a possible hit song for a television feature film called 'Mr. Jerico', which used many actors from 'The Avengers' for which I had been composing scores. I believe Laurie had written 'Mr.Jerico' but he asked me to arrange and oversee it for Lulu. My only memory is of our being squeezed into a very small voice box for most of the afternoon while she did many takes to a backing track!