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Still diving for pearls – the Elkie Brooks interview

At the end of February, Elkie Brooks turns 70, and that seems difficult to believe. In fact, the Lancashire-born vocal talent agrees, chipping in with, “Likewise!” Elkie, born Elaine Bookbinder in Broughton, Salford, and brought up in Prestwich, North Manchester, … Continue reading

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