Durham Town — Roger Whittaker

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Roger Whittaker’s “Durham Town” achieves a rare feat — it makes you nostalgic for a place you’ve never visited.

At any rate, I hadn’t visited it when I first heard “Durham Town” on the radio many years ago. I have been there since and it’s a beautiful city in the north-east of England with one of the world’s finest cathedrals, and one of its most eminent universities, among its many attractions.

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