Jake Thackray is a British entertainer, born in Yorkshire in 1938. His songs first appeared in folk clubs and local radio, and during his early musical years he built up a growing band of fans. He became a well known face after a number of guest spots on UK television shows - in That's Life, with Esther Rantzen. He died on December 27th 2002.
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BBC News: Folk singer Jake Thackray dies
Singer and songwriter Jake Thackray, who was a regular performer on BBC's That's Life, dies at the age of 63. (December 27, 2002)
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