Plaque for Lindisfarne founder member

A memorial plaque is being unveiled today for the late Alan Hull, who was a founder member of Lindisfarne.

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The Alan Hull memorial plaque is unveiled

Alan Hull wrote one of the North East's greatest anthems and he exported Geordie culture worldwide. A founder member of the band Lindisfarne, Alan was an ambassador for his home town of Newcastle and often penned songs about the region he loved.

Now, a plaque has been unveiled in his memory outside Newcastle City Hall.

The Alan Hull memorial plaque Credit: ITV

Alan died in 1995 but many of his tracks will be remembered forever, especially Fog On The Tyne and Run For Home. Lindisfarne played Newcastle City Hall 135 times.

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