Manchester comic legend, Frank Sidebottom has died after being found collapsed on the floor at home. he had been undergoing treatment for cancer.---
Frank - real name Chris Sievey, had performed as Frank since 1984. Prior to that he was the main man with The Freshies who had the song in the chart with the longest title in pop history!
'Im in love with a girl on the Manchester Virgin Megastore Checkout Desk'.
Amongst his many songs was a cover of Panic (Panic on the streets of Timperley)
and Mike Joyce / Andy Rourke were regulars on his TV show
Thanks for the memories Frank, we will miss you - you know we will, we really will.