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Saturday Night is Gala Night


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A Century of Song 1881-1981
A concert of British music to celebrate the centenary of the Music
Publishers Association of Great Britain with Dame Vera Lynn Anne Shelton
Frankie Vaughan.
Vince Hill , Marti Webb Lena Zavaroni , Hubert Gregg , Semprini,
Acker Bilk , Joan Savage , Julian Lloyd Webber , Bucks Fizz . Mike Sammes Singers BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA leader MICHAEL TOMALIN conducted by HARRY RABINOWITZ Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer PAUL WALTERS (Given at the Royal
Albert Hall , London in association with the MPA)


Unknown: Dame Vera Lynn
Unknown: Anne Shelton
Unknown: Frankie Vaughan.
Unknown: Vince Hill
Unknown: Marti Webb
Unknown: Lena Zavaroni
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Unknown: Acker Bilk
Unknown: Joan Savage
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Bucks Fizz
Singers: Mike Sammes
Leader: Michael Tomalin
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Paul Walters
Unknown: Albert Hall

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Saturday Night is Gala Night

BBC Radio 2, 17 October 1981 20.00

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