WATCH: Wigan artist pays musical tribute to late friends and resident battling Covid-19

A Wigan singer has performed a soulful musical tribute to several families going through heartbreaking times.

Friday, 15th May 2020, 2:34 pm
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 3:09 pm

Lee Cadman, a singer and Robbie Williams tribute act from Wigan, took to the internet to perform Bridge Over Troubled Water, which he dedicated to two heartrending causes.

The song was requested by Lee McClarence, whose father is desperately ill with Covid-19.

Simon Brown, a close friend of Lee's, also lost his life recently after a battle with the virus.

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Lee also dedicated the performance to pal Aden Ashurst, who died in a tragic accident while working on the railways.

Emergency services were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks at a site in Northamptonshire just before 11am on April 8. Sadly, Aden was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 51, and had a 12-year-old son, Michael.

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To find out more and to watch Lee's performances, search for Lee M Cadman (Ultimate Robbie tribute) on Facebook or visit

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