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Big River Big Songs – The Tyne

Jimmy Nail, Sting, Mark Knopfler, Joe McElderry, Jill Halfpenny, Lindisfarne, Tim Healy, Alun Armstrong, Kevin Whately, Brian Johnson, Billy Mitchell, Denise Welch, Angie Lonsdale, Chelsea Halfpenny and many more have come together to give their fellow Geordies a rare treat with a fantastic music album. The album features a good mix of songs well recorded in a variety …

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Geordie Pop Star Joe McElderry Wins Popstar to Operastar

It’s the final of Popstar to Operastar tonight on ITV with South Shields Geordie Ex-Factor winner Joe McElderry fighting it out against Cheryl Baker of  Bucks Fizz fame. Update: We are pleased to announce that Joe actually came first in the competition 🙂 with a fantastic version of Nessun Dorma

Geordie Joe McElderry – X Factor Winner 2009

18-year-old Tynesider Joe McElderry a student from South Shields won the hit ITV1 contest, X Factor after beating Cockney Olly Murs in a public vote. Joe beat 200,000 applicants to The X Factor and more than 10 million public votes were cast. Well Done Sonna (and of course Fellow Geordie Cheryl Cole) Ye Made The …

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