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Donald Campbell anniversary

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Posted by Robert Hill on January 04, 2017 at 02:41:41 user eclrh.

Today, 4 Jan, is the 50th anniversary of the death of Donald Campbell while attempting the world water speed record on Coniston in Bluebird. At the suggestion of a listener, Radio 3 marked the occasion by playing Stanford's The Blue Bird (at the time of the start of his first run).

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