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Frank Sidebottom was the stage name and persona of the English comedian and musician Chris Sievey (1956–2010). The character was instantly recognisable by his spherical head, styled like an early Max Fleischer cartoon. This was initially made from papier-mâché, but later rebuilt out of fibreglass.

Frank, usually dressed in a 1950s-style sharp suit, was portrayed as an aspiring pop star from the village of Timperley near Altrincham, Greater Manchester. His character was optimistic, enthusiastic, and seemingly unaware of his… read more

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  • it's important to continue to remember him
  • This man is a legend,RIP Frank
  • HES PLAYIN IT CAN YOU BELIEVE IT
  • sniff
  • Fantastic box set: http://www.cherryred.co.uk/cherryred/artists/franksidebottom.php
  • The Robbins Aren't Bobbins just came up on my spotify. RIP Chris.
  • I want to buy my mum a washing machine.
  • Space is Ace!
  • Help get the The Ace Fantastic Top Semi Professional Showbiz Entertainer...Frank Sidebottom in the charts this Sunday. Buy his brilliant digital download single ‘Guess Who’s Been On Match Of The Day’ today!!! Here is the iTunes link: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/guess-whos-been-on-match-day/id380182595 Here is the Amazon MP3 link for those who don't own an ipod: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fantastic-Professional-Showbiz-Entertainer-Frank-Sidebottom/dp/B003UHAGRC/ref=dm_ap_alb2 We thank you!
  • Right then, let's see if we can get Big Frank to the top of the UK charts! Buy his posthumous double A-side single from iTunes before midday Saturday!

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