Musician Ronnie Palmer from the Note Benders said that what made Andy Hamilton stand out was the fact that he achieved international fame when he was in his seventies - when most people would normally be winding down their careers.
He said that even at that age, Andy still had a zest for music and his playing was good, he was inspirational.
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Rain will spread across northern parts from the east this afternoon. Dry in the south.