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Dame Vera Lynn breaks chart record aged 97 with album of wartime hits

She was a very populair singer in World War II, Dame Vera Lynn. Especially with the troops which led to her nickname “Sweetheart of the Voices”. But today it turns out she is still populair with the public as her album proves. At the moment Vera Lynn has reached number 13 in the chart with Vera Lynn: National Treasure – The Ultimate Collection.

The album includes more than 40 tracks, including We’ll Meet Again and The White Cliffs Of Dover, and has now beaten the likes of Pharrell, the Arctic Monkeys and rapper 50 Cent whose new album missed out on the top 20.



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