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Band's gig tribute to number one fan Alan.

ALAN HOCKNEY followed Coventry band Peeping Tom everywhere they played, so when he died the musicians were keen to honour his memory.

The rock ceilidh band, and Alan's girlfriend Charlotte Dent, organised a folk dance at The Assembly, in Leamington, and in the process raised pounds 2,100 for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Alan, 60, from Bidford-on-Avon, near Stratford, died last September as a result of complications caused by pancreatitis.

Charlotte, 27 , who met Alan at a Peeping Tom gig, said: "The fantastic staff looked after us both so well that we wanted to help them in any way we could.

"Alan's death has left a huge void in our lives but by doing something positive and raising money to help others, I know his memory will live on."

She added: "Alan was a huge fan of the band, following them wherever they went.

"He travelled miles to see them, going to Scarborough, Exeter and everywhere in between.

"He just loved the music, the dancing and the atmosphere."
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jul 28, 2010
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