Gerri Smith is a Vera Lynn tribute impersonator based in South Wales – as seen on Stars In Their Eyes. Also available as a Dorothy Squires tribute.
She is primarily a professional actress and cabaret artiste who has performed both of her speciality cabarets at top venues throughout the country to corporate and public audiences.
This versatile artist performs not one but two of this country’s greatest female vocalists from the 1940’s through to the 70’s.
As a Vera Lynn tribute Gerri has featured on “Stars in Their Eyes” (including the pre season launch of the programme) and Judy & Richard’s Good Morning Show, (to close one of it’s series). Gerri has appeared in The Tower Ballroom Blackpool with The Squadronaires Big Band and was a guest artist at The Tower for Phil Kelsall the resident organist. She appears all over the UK as Vera Lynn as part of the World War anniversary events.
Gerri Smith – Vera Lynn Tribute
Dame Vera Margaret Lynn, CH DBE OStJ (née Welch; born 20 March 1917), widely known as “the Forces’ Sweetheart”, is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.
During the war she toured Egypt, India and Burma as part of ENSA, giving outdoor concerts for the troops.
The songs most associated with her are “We’ll Meet Again”, “The White Cliffs of Dover”, “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square” and “There’ll Always Be an England”.
In 1982 Lynn released the stand-alone single “I Love This Land”, written by André Previn, to mark the end of the Falklands War. Lynn’s last recordings before her retirement were issued on the 1984 album Vera Lynn Remembers, produced by her husband, Harry. The album featured 17 re-recordings of songs known and associated with Lynn over her career. (Wikipedia).
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