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A Cen­te­nary Trib­ute to Vera Lynn:

Although fa­mous as “The Forces’ Sweet­heart”, fol­low­ing a poll in the early days of the Sec­ond World War when ser­vice­men voted her their favourite singer, Vera Lynn was re­garded with sim­i­lar af­fec­tion on the home front. Her songs of love, long­ing and hope for the fu­ture struck a chord with ev­ery­one who heard them, win­ning her a unique place in the hearts of the gen­eral pub­lic. This love and re­spect for Dame Vera has con­tin­ued ever since, and as she cel­e­brated her one- hun­dredth birth­day in March last year we are de­lighted to pay our own trib­ute in the form of a new CD of all her most pop­u­lar songs. Code: C165

Fa­mous Songs of the First World War:

The Great War was a pro­lific time for new songs and with the ben­e­fit of mod­ern record­ing tech­niques, we can now en­joy bet­ter sound qual­ity. Among the splen­did singers are Peter Daw­son, John McCor­mack, Billy Mur­ray, Vi­o­let Lo­raine, Ge­orge Robey and Harry Lauder — the last two re­ceiv­ing knight­hoods for their wartime char­ity work. Code: C151

Co­me­dian Har­monists:

This bril­liant close­har­mony group were the fore­run­ners of the Hi- Los, King’s Singers and many oth­ers. Their time at the top, how­ever, was rel­a­tively brief be­cause the Nazis broke them up. The group had al­ready con­quered Europe and North Amer­ica but, hap­pily, their su­perb songs re­main for us to en­joy. If you haven’t heard them be­fore then now is the time to be mu­si­cally ed­u­cated! Code: C148

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