Keep Right On To The End Of The Road

04/08/2010

Harry Lauder was born 130 years ago today.


Mid-week music

05/08/2009

Yesterday was Scottish singer Harry Lauder’s birthday.

One of his best-known songs was Keep right On To The End Of The Road.

I couldn’t find a clip of him singing it, but here’s Kenneth McKellar’s version:


August 4 in history

04/08/2009

On August 4:

1792 English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born.

   

1870 Scottish singer  Harry Lauder was born.

 

1900 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother) was born.

 

 

1965 The Cook Islands became self-governing.

Sourced from Wikipedia and NZ History Online.


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