Gertcha – Chas and Dave play event opener

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Rockney legends Chas and Dave are heading to Cottingham next month for the opening night of the second Cottingham Folk Festival.

The duo began writing and performing songs together in 1972, having been friends since the early Sixties.

Their breakthrough single was Gertcha which peaked at No. 20 in 1979, and was the first of eight Top 40 hit singles for the cockney duo.

Best known for their tracks Rabbit, Ain’ No Pleasing You and Margate, they also had nine best-selling albums.

In October 2013 they released That’s What Happens, their first studio album in 18 years.

Chas and Dave play Cottingham Civic Hall on Friday August 26 at 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced £32.50 available via the festival website, cottinghamfolkfestival.co.uk