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A little fuzzy perhaps but here we see Portsdown Hill Road where it meets London Road. The George pub would be on the right behind the soldiers. 'Picture: Barry Cox Collection

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Many of you will remember the hit from 1969, Eloise by Barry Ryan, brother of the late Paul who wrote the song.

If you want to see a magnificent performance of it by Barry backed by a full orchestra and choir, click on the link here. It’s fantastic.

Most of the audience would not have been born until 20 years after its release but they are all singing along.