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Vera Lynn Singing - "We'll Meet Again"
Rest In Peace Ms Lynn
Grand Musician of the Grand Lodge, I.O.O.F. of Texas 2008-2009, 2015-2016,
2018-2020(and the beat goes on )
When asked 'Why the Kilt?'
I respond-The why is F.T.H.O.I. (For The H--- Of It)
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She was also very popular in the Netherlands in the 50s and 60s. It is one of the voices I grew up with. In those days we had cable radio so a very limited choice of stations (4). In programs like the Dutch version of Music while you work, you did not have to wait long to hear Vera Lynn.
As a person she is no longer with us but her songs and the memories connected to them will be there forever.
She was blessed with a glorious sonority in her middle vocal range, in which all her material was pitched, so that lovely sound came through every single note she sang and it was effortless. All those songs were very singable and easy to remember and that was the key to their success and popularity.
May she rest in peace.
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Indeed, and Pink Floyd even paid homage to her in their 1979 album The Wall on the track entitled Vera.
Sad she's gone, but what a heck of a run!