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A look back at the era of sharp suits, when Glasgow nightlife reigned supreme

  • HE may have been biased – perhaps, in fairness, he was – but a Glasgow journalist named Bill Kinnaird was once singularly unimpressed by New York’s Roseland Ballroom, a renowned Manhattan venue that stood on West 52nd Street, and where such legends as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller had played.

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Great-gran celebrates 100th birthday by a singing rendition of 'When You're Smiling'

This awe-inspiring video shows a great-gran celebrating her 100th birthday by belting out a dazzling rendition of Louis Armstrong's "When You're Smiling". Sprightly Letitia 'Letty' Lancaster was commemorating her big day surrounded by adoring friends and family when she suddenly burst in song. The heartwarming moment was captured on January 27 by her quick-thinking granddaughter-in-law Vicky Lancaster, who pulled out her phone straight away. Widower Mrs Lancaster, wearing a sash and a tiara, can be seen tapping her foot and bouncing up and down as she chants the iconic lyrics.
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