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New Recording – Harriet Quimby

Thanks to Tom Chester of Blank Tape Studios for helping us produce this recording. It’s the song that won us the Edinburgh Songwriting competition last month.


Want a copy for your iPod? it’s here (it’ll cost you a quid which helps us with the recording costs)

And here is Harriet herself in her purple satin flying suitHarriet

Harriet Quimby 1875-1912
1 August 1911, First woman to receive a US pilot’s license
16 April 1912, First woman to fly the English Channel
1 July 1912, Thrown from her plane and died at an air show in Boston Massachusetts

Think of Harriet when you fasten your seatbelt

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