Nicky Hopkins, the late respected session artist, will be honored with a memorial park bench in his hometown of Perivale, Ealing, London.
The bench, which will be located in Perivale Park, will be unveiled by his widow, Moira Hopkins in a ceremony on September 8th. To make the bench unique to Hopkins, the seat of the bench will look like a large piano keyboard while the backrest will feature display photographs of Nicky, his biography, the top 20 tracks he played on as chosen by his fans, as well as a quote from Bob Harris.
Nicky recorded and performed with many of the top acts in rock from the 1960s to the 1990s, including the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Garfunkel, The Kinks, and The Who among numerous others.
You must be logged in to post a comment.