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Vera Lynn Will Always Love Dolly Parton

Veteran British singer Dame Vera Lynn has outed herself as an unlikely fan of blonde bombshell Dolly Parton.The Forces' Sweetheart, 97, is famous for wartime anthems such as We'll Meet Again and (There'll Be Bluebirds...

Vera Lynn And More Of The Oldest Music Makers

At 97, Vera Lynn is set to become the oldest artist to release an album, when her new work ‘Vera Lynn: National Treasure - the Ultimate Collection’, is released. While Vera might be the oldest...

Dame Vera Lynn To Release New Album

Veteran singer Dame Vera Lynn is set to release a new album at the age of 97.The Forces' Sweetheart, who celebrates her 97th birthday on Thursday (20Mar14), has announced plans to release a new collection...

Dame Vera Lynn Will Release New Album To Celebrate 90 Years In The Music Business

Dame Vera Lynn has one of the most long-lasting music careers of all-time.The 97 year-old singer started performing onstage when George V was still on the thrown, at aged 7.But even though Lynn is only...

Official UK Singles Charts Celebrates 60 Years: Who Was No.1 In 1952?

Happy 60th birthday, the UK Singles Chart! Yes, today (November 14, 2012) marks six decades since music publication the NME published the first ever chart of the biggest selling tracks in the country. In 2012...

Dame Vera Lynn Backs White Cliffs Campaign

Veteran singer Dame Vera Lynn is backing a campaign to protect a British landmark named in one of her most famous songs.The Forces' Sweetheart is supporting efforts by officials at The National Trust to buy...

Dame Vera Calls For Compulsory Army Service Following U.k. Riots

Veteran singer Dame Vera Lynn wants British youths to undergo a compulsory national service-style scheme following last summer's (11) riots in the U.K.The 95-year-old star admits she felt "very sad" to see images of thugs...

Dame Vera Lynn Campaigning Against Foie Gras

Veteran British singer Dame Vera Lynn has become the latest star to back a campaign for a ban on sales of controversial delicacy foie gras at a London department store.Celebrities including actor Sir Roger Moore,...

Dame Vera Appeals For Help Finding Missing Brooch

Veteran singer Dame Vera Lynn has offered a $240 (£150) reward for the safe return of a missing brooch.The 94-year-old star, nicknamed The Forces' Sweetheart for visiting troops during World War II, lost the pin...

Dame Vera Lynn Calls For Crackdown On War Memorial Vandals

Veteran singer Dame Vera Lynn has urged government officials in the U.K. to get tough on vandals who wreck war memorials, demanding a new law to allow judges to kick them out of the country.Military...

Doris Day Makes Chart History

Doris Day has become the oldest artist in chart history to score a UK top ten hit with an album of new material. The 87-year-old singer-and-actress' latest release, 'My Heart', went in at number nine...

Vera Lynn Fighting For Dover

DAME VERA LYNN braved biting winds to help launch a campaign on Saturday (30Oct10) to save Britain's port of Dover from purchase by foreign investors.The veteran British singer turned up to the port in south-east...

Richard And Melua Sing To Wartime Veterans

Pop stars including SIR CLIFF RICHARD, KATIE MELUA and WILL YOUNG performed for London's wartime survivors yesterday (08MAY05) to mark the 60th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day. Around 15,000 descended on the...

Will Young Headlines Ve Day Celebration

British singer WILL YOUNG is stepping into the shoes of DAME VERA LYNN as he headlines London's prestigious upcoming VE Day anniversary concert. Young tops the stellar line-up celebrating the 60th anniversary of Allied...

Melua's Royal Performance

Georgian jazz babe KATIE MELUA has successfully completed her most nerve-shredding live booking to date - performing for QUEEN ELIZABETH II at a royal concert. The CLOSEST THING TO CRAZY teen joined veteran stars...

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