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British Open memories No 2: Prof David King

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Prof David King about his memories of the British Open Championship

David King
  Prof David King talks to 4BR about his British Open memories


In the second of a series in the build up to the 2018 British Open Championship, 4BR meets Prof David King.

The conductor of four winning performances talks about his early memories of the event growing up in Australia, his three wins as a player with Black Dyke, his number 1 debut as a conductor with Kennedy Swinton, those victories with YBS Band and his hopes for another success with Brighouse & Rastrick.

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