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song for the poppy appeal


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today on the bbc morning news it stated that mark knopfler is doing the record for the poppy appeal are the other songs that could by right for the poppy appeal mine would be the green fields of france(ballard of willy mcbride) by the hourton weavers what is yours Michael

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Mark Knopfler has already written it.......Brothers in Arms.

Bruce

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today on the bbc morning news it stated that mark knopfler is doing the record for the poppy appeal are the other songs that could by right for the poppy appeal mine would be the green fields of france(ballard of wiily mcbride) by the hourton weavers what is yours Michael

Good choice we sang this on one of our trips to the WW1 cemeteries in france .

Geoff

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Why don't they get Vera Lynn to record Roses of Picardy?

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A song.

Will ye go to Flanders?

And superb music.

The Banks of Green Willow

George Butterworth - Killed Somme

Just happen to be my favorites

Regards

Norman

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Why don't they get Vera Lynn to record Roses of Picardy?

Dame Vera Lynn gave up singing some years ago.

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