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Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103

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    WillyWonka
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    I came to know Vera Lynn through Norman Cooke's BBB set ending with We'll Meet Again. Can't remember it was I or II. Never heard of the song before, but I was immediately smitten. Nearly moved me...

    I came to know Vera Lynn through Norman Cooke's BBB set ending with We'll Meet Again. Can't remember it was I or II.

    Never heard of the song before, but I was immediately smitten. Nearly moved me to tears .Openly sentimental, yet somehow holding back. Gorgeous tune. Perfect ending for an open-air rave.

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    1. cfabbro
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      Since I love Fatboy Slim and you got me curious (starts at 56:15): https://planetradio.co.uk/kiss-fest/player/315906/ https://www.mixcloud.com/arunsunner/kf-fbsee/ A bit disappointed with how...

      Since I love Fatboy Slim and you got me curious (starts at 56:15):
      https://planetradio.co.uk/kiss-fest/player/315906/
      https://www.mixcloud.com/arunsunner/kf-fbsee/

      A bit disappointed with how short it was. :( The original for comparison:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsM_VmN6ytk