Video: Pensioner cancer survivor has cult following by busking on bin drums

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A 69-year-old cancer survivor and would-be musician has built up a cult following - by busking on a drum kit made of bins.

Henry Savage, known as the Tin Bin man, has been playing to tourists and shoppers in Glasgow city centre for the last two months. Granddad Henry built the drum kit from scratch himself after the throat cancer he was suffering from went into remission. Henry, from Calton, Glasgow, is a former guitarist with a pub band and used to dabble in some singing. But he has been unable to use his vocal chords after his cancer ordeal. So he’s now out playing drums to tunes such as the YMCA song, the theme from Rocky and a number of hits by US rockers ZZ Top - while wearing a builder’s hard hat.

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