The singer passed on to the great beyond in his sleep and a few supporters have known as at the membership to win the FA Cup for considered one of Spurs’ most renowned fanatics, whilst others have requested for a minute’s applause for ‘considered one of their very own’
Chas Hodges, one part of musical duo Chas and Dave, has died on the age of 74.
The singer died in his sleep within the early hours of Saturday morning from organ failure, a tweet from the musical duo’s legit Twitter account mentioned.
“It’s with super unhappiness that we announce the passing of our very personal Chas Hodges.
“Regardless of receiving a success remedy for oesophageal most cancers just lately, Chas suffered organ failure and passed on to the great beyond peacefully in his sleep within the early hours of this morning.”
It’s with super unhappiness that we announce the passing of our very personal Chas Hodges. Regardless of receiving a success remedy for oesophageal most cancers just lately, Chas suffered organ failure and passed on to the great beyond peacefully in his sleep within the early hours of this morning. %.twitter.com/bwxqfHUjUg
In addition to their tune, each males become recognized for his or her love of Tottenham and the membership posted a message on their Twitter account in a while after listening to information in their most renowned fan’s dying. “Everybody on the Membership is deeply saddened to listen to of the passing of considered one of our personal, Chas Hodges. Our ideas are along with his friends and family at this hard time.”
‘Ossie’s Dream’ – launched to commemorate attaining the 1981 FA Cup ultimate – was once the primary of many Spurs hits for the pair, together with the likes of ‘Tottenham, Tottenham’ (the observe up for the 1982 FA Cup Ultimate), ‘Scorching Shot Tottenham’ and ‘When The 12 months Ends In 1’.
Everybody on the Membership is deeply saddened to listen to of the passing of considered one of our personal, Chas Hodges. Our ideas are along with his friends and family at this hard time. %.twitter.com/AMB7pWHUa4
Talking to tottenhamhotspur.com in April whilst selling their first album for 30 years, Chas mentioned how they become concerned with the membership.
“Each myself and Dave are Spurs fanatics and we ended up with a supervisor in 1978 known as Bob England, who was once additionally a Spurs enthusiast. To chop a protracted tale quick, Spurs had been doing neatly and once we began doing alright within the early 1980s, Bob mentioned ‘how do you fancy writing a tune for them?’ and it went from there. That was once the beginning of the affiliation. It was once nice. We were given to grasp the gamers as neatly and we nonetheless know them now.”
Move to any house Tottenham house recreation and the likelihood is that you’ll pay attention the White Hart Lane devoted belting out ‘Ossie’s Dream’ and there have been some fanatics on Twitter calling at the facet to finish the season as winners to honour the musician, whilst others have requested for black armbands to be worn by means of gamers, with some supporters requesting a minute’s applause to rejoice the person’s existence.
Requested in the similar interview about nonetheless listening to the tune being sung he mentioned: “I used to be sitting within the stand and a bit of child about 10 years previous was once making a song it. He didn’t recognise me or the rest like that however he’s proper there making a song ‘Spurs are on their technique to Wembley, Tottenham’s gonna do it once more’ and I believed ‘yeah, I wrote that’.
“It’s a part of the Spurs. I used to be 9 after I first went up the Spurs, it by no means even entered my head that one thing like that might occur, that I’d finally end up writing a tune that all of the fanatics love making a song. I wasn’t even enjoying then! I will be able to’t image the concept. So when it occurs, it’s nice.”
So so unhappy to listen to of @ChasnHodges passing. Superb musician, glorious guy. At all times beneficiant, at all times smiling. Spurs trough and trough. Giant Thank you for this marvellous tune you gave us that will likely be at all times in our hearts. RIP my buddy. Ideas & prayers along with his friends and family
So unhappy to listen to of Chas Hodge’s passing. First met him when his daughter Kate began relationship my flat mate Paul. They’ve been fortuitously married for a few years now. So happy that he and Dave had been my ultimate HT visitors at WHL. A ravishing guy who will likely be very much overlooked. X
GOBSMACKED,my just right buddy Chas has passed on to the great beyond within the early hours of this morning,completely surprised. An absolute gentleman and Spurs via and thru, his legacy will survive within the Spurs circle of relatives perpetually,ideas and prayers along with his friends and family,Love you Chas RIP MY FRIEND
Writing in respond to the account, former Graham Roberts mentioned: “God bless chas you had been a beautiful gifted guy and a really perfect particular person,” ahead of tweeting the video of his Tottenham team-mates making a song ‘Ossie’s Dream’.
Chas Hodges got here on our @talkSPORT display a couple of occasions. His enthusiasm was once infectious and his love for Tottenham was once so huge I discovered it endearingly hilarious. Excellent guy. RIP