Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson is in hospital and has been forced to cancel his homecoming Canvey gig

Echo: Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson forced to cancel Canvey gig after being hospitalised Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson forced to cancel Canvey gig after being hospitalised

LEGENDARY former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson has been forced to cancel his sold out homecoming gig after being taken to hospital.

Tickets for the show at the Oysterfleet Hotel in Knightswick Road, Canvey, flew off the shelves within a matter of days with fans of the local band eager to get a glimpse of the founding member.

Staff at the venue were contacted this afternoon and told that Wilko had been taken to hospital earlier today.

It is not yet known what is wrong with him.

Wilko was due to take to the stage at 8.30pm.

Fans who have brought tickets are asked to contact the Oyesterfleet for a full refund.

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7:39pm Sun 18 Nov 12

Richy don't shine shoes no more says...

Local legend. Hope he's OK
Local legend. Hope he's OK Richy don't shine shoes no more

9:43pm Sun 18 Nov 12

Aint it just the truth says...

Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's.
Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's. Aint it just the truth

11:30pm Sun 18 Nov 12

heartbeat says...

Aint it just the truth wrote:
Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Take no notice of green-eyed trolls!!
[quote][p][bold]Aint it just the truth[/bold] wrote: Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's.[/p][/quote]Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Take no notice of green-eyed trolls!! heartbeat

11:57pm Sun 18 Nov 12

Aint it just the truth says...

Not trollism, just truth, as he'd admit himself.
Not trollism, just truth, as he'd admit himself. Aint it just the truth

12:59am Mon 19 Nov 12

marshman says...

Poor Wilko. Thought he was 'Going Back Home' and instead he's 'Down At The Doctors'.

Get well soon :)
Poor Wilko. Thought he was 'Going Back Home' and instead he's 'Down At The Doctors'. Get well soon :) marshman

5:25am Mon 19 Nov 12

Olivia2847 says...

Hardly front page news is it?
Hardly front page news is it? Olivia2847

9:04am Mon 19 Nov 12

sosad 1 says...

stop the petty stuff onhere wilcos been through enoutgh lost wife and other stuff get back on the road soon wilco
stop the petty stuff onhere wilcos been through enoutgh lost wife and other stuff get back on the road soon wilco sosad 1

12:34pm Mon 19 Nov 12

Olivia2847 says...

sosad 1 wrote:
stop the petty stuff onhere wilcos been through enoutgh lost wife and other stuff get back on the road soon wilco
NFI mate ......
[quote][p][bold]sosad 1[/bold] wrote: stop the petty stuff onhere wilcos been through enoutgh lost wife and other stuff get back on the road soon wilco[/p][/quote]NFI mate ...... Olivia2847

8:21pm Mon 19 Nov 12

Olivia2847 says...

Aint it just the truth wrote:
Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's.
Exactly ....
[quote][p][bold]Aint it just the truth[/bold] wrote: Shouldn't have done all that white powder old son, then again if you hadn't DF would just be another local band and you'd still be getting stick from the lower fifth at KJ's.[/p][/quote]Exactly .... Olivia2847

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