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Friday 30 June 2006

National Anthem - England

Over the next few days I shall be putting up links to videos of the national anthems of various of the countries playing in the Football World Cup in Germany; I have no interest in football, but I do find it interesting to listen to the anthems. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find links for all the countries playing and for some the quality is not very high. However, because this is really about the songs, not the sport, I shall quite shamelessly include countries which are not competing in the World Cup, if I'm in the mood (and this lets me include the 'national song' of Scotland, even though its national anthem is in reality precisely the same as England's).

Today, we begin with 'home country' England:

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