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I Found A 78 Record In My Loft – It Was Recorded By My Great, Great Granddad. He Was A Rubbish Singer!


I have just come down from my loft and discovered loads of old 78 records and newspapers relating to my my Great-Granddad, Corporal Arthur Bates.

Arthur was a musician and performed various concerts to soldiers in the First World War. He was a sort of comedy folk singer songwriter and he entertained the troops with his own witty songs.  I have found about 20 such 78’s in my loft.*

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