Tributes to chart star Ken Dodd

Tributes to chart star Ken Dodd

Tributes have been paid to Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90.

As well as being one of the most popular and enduring British comedians, Sir Ken was a chart star in the 1960s and 1970s. 

His 1965 hit Tears is in the Top 40 biggest-selling singles of all time. The run of hits started in 1960 with Love Is Like A Violin, which peaked at No. 8. He also made the Top 10 with The River and Promises.

Tributes have been paid by the BPI and venues that hosted the comedy star.

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