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frame Jim Dooley Interview on London Live

Jim Dooley Interview on London Live

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frame Emily Roe interviewed on BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Emily Roe interviewed on BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Emily Roe interviewed (18th October 2016) on BBC Radio Lincolnshire with Melvyn Prior talking about the International Bomber Command Centre being built in memory of the 58,000 lost servicemen on missions in world war 2. Emily sings for the Youngstars who have a Charity single called "tears of the world" being released on 1st November.   ...

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Daily Express: Schoolkids release Armistice Day single to raise money for WAR HEROES memorial

A TALENTED group of singing schoolchildren will do their bit this Friday on Armistice Day to ensure the names of Bomber Command heroes really do live for ever more. The Youngst*rs, many of whose ancestors flew on the bombers, have produced a single to raise money for a £12million memorial to the crews. At the same time they hope their song, "Tears of the World", will highlight the continuing plight of children caught up in conflicts like the civil war currently devastating Syria. The 17 Lincolnshire youngsters aged seven to 15 were assembled by 1970s pop star Jim Dooley who wrote the harmony-rich song with Dan Saxon and Mark Jaimes of Simply Red. The group, some of whom are choristers at Lincoln Cathedral, performed the song in a photoshoot at RAF Coni...

frame Daily Telegraph: Child singers aim for No.1 with song honouring the dead of Bomber Command

Daily Telegraph: Child singers aim for No.1 with song honouring the dead of Bomber Command

A child singing group is hoping to pull off a surprise No.1 chart hit in remembrance week with a song honouring those who gave their lives serving with RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. Youngstars, whose average age is 11, will release their song Tears of the World on Armistice Day, November 11, and believe advance sales driven through a social media campaign can propel them to the top of the charts. Profits from downloads and CDs of the song will help to complete the £12 million International Bomber Command Centre in Lincolnshire, which will have an education centre as well as a memorial when it is complete.  The children will have to out-sell ...

frame 10-year-old girl keeps great-grandfather and Bomber hero’s memory alive

10-year-old girl keeps great-grandfather and Bomber hero’s memory alive

YOUNG Georgia Stone followed in her great-grandfather’s footsteps today and became a rear gunner, as a Bomber Command memorial took a major step to completion. Georgia, 10, climbed into the rear gunner’s turret on the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster to see the world from her brave ancestor’s viewpoint.  Pilot Officer George “Ginger” Stone, 33, survived more than 50 missions before being killed with his crew over Germany in 1944.  Bomber Command suffered the highest casualty rate of any British-led unit in the Second World War, losing 55,573 of its 125,000 volunteers, at an average age of just 22. Lincoln Cathedral chorister Georgia, who was name...

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