A COMPACT disc featuring two local musicians has so far raised more than £1,300 for a charity.
Elaine King, chief executive of Yorkshire Cancer Research, received a cheque for £1,320 from singer Stan Solomons and accompanist Margaret Dutton from the sale of their CD, Songs My Mother Never Taught Me.
The pair have sold more than 300 CDs in aid of the charity, which raises £4m a year in donations and legacies.
All the money is spent on research at the universities of Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York.
The 15-track CD includes If I Were a Rich Man, Ol' Man River, The Floral Dance and Roses of Picardy. It is dedicated to the memory of Stan's first singing teacher, the late Roy Firth, former musical director of Honley Male Voice Choir.
Stan, a retired freelance journalist, has been a member of the choir since 1986 and is a former chairman.
He also sings with the Huddersfield U3A Choir and Huddersfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society.
He is also singing in Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society's Die Fledermaus at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in November.
Margaret is accompanist for the Huddersfield U3A Choir, the Ladies' U3A Choir, the Huddersfield Light Operatic Society, Longwood Operatic Society and the Spot On theatre company, which stages shows at the United Reformed Church in Moldgreen.
Until she retired in 1985 she worked for Kirklees Council as a peripatetic pianist in schools.
Stan and Margaret hope to sell at least 500 CDs, which are on sale for at least £6, plus £1 for posting and packaging. Phone Stan on 01484 427680 or Margaret on 01484 533439 to order one.