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No Artist - The Funeral Of Sir Winston Churchill

No Artist - The Funeral Of Sir Winston Churchill
Performer: No Artist
Title: The Funeral Of Sir Winston Churchill
Country: US
Style:Political, Dialogue, Speech
Released: 1965
Label: National Geographic, Decca
MP3 album szie: 2647 mb
FLAC album size: 2673 mb


1The Funeral Of Sir Winston Churchill (Side 1)
2The Funeral Of Sir Winston Churchill (Side 2)


  • NarratorDavid Brinkley


Recorded in London, January 30, 1965 with excerpts from Winston Churchill's speeches.

Released with the August 1965 issue of National Geographic (page 198A/198B).

All rights reserved by National Geographic Society and Decca Record Co. Ltd. Mfd. by Eva-Tone.


  • Manufactured By – Eva-Tone Soundsheets

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