A world war II veteran Tom Moore, who collected 31 million euros by British medics fighting the epidemic COVID-19, topped the UK charts with the song You’ll never walk alone (“You’ll never walk alone”) – this song is 99-year-old veteran sang along with the British tenor Michael ball and the choir of the medics. On 24 April announced the The Official Charts Company, which is the official music charts in the UK.
So, Moore was recognized as the oldest performer, who headed the British singles charts, according to the Guinness Book of records. Since the release has already sold 82 thousand copies of the single.
Song of American composer Richard Rogers and poet Oscar Hammerstein’s II was written for the musical “Carousel” in 1945 and is the anthem of the English football team Liverpool. A cover of the song was recorded in support of the Foundation of the National health service in the UK.
As of today, the amount of donations gathered by Moore for British doctors, struggling with the coronavirus, has exceeded £28.8 million ($35.5 million). It follows from the data on the online platform for donations Just Giving.