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Sweet Adelines

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What prompts 5,000 American women to forsake home and country for a week in rain-soaked London in November? A chance to ' harmonise the world ' - they are the Sweet Adelines, who came to the Albert Hall for their 31st Annual Convention and competition. Their gaiety, humour and enthusiasm is infectious. Their brand of singing and selling a song unique. Cliff Michelmore was there to describe the scene and talk to some of the people taking part.
Producer don sayna

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Unknown: Cliff Michelmore

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