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This is the moment that Ale Trail reveller Steve Jones became an internet star.

The company director delighted passengers on a train from Huddersfield to Mossley with a rendition of The Beatles’ Twist and Shout”.

It was one of his party pieces and 56-year-old Steve certainly had no regrets at the time.

But he admits his wife Jayne wasn’t too delighted when hours after his trip on the Ale Trail between Dewsbury and Stalybridge, footage of his admittedly drunken carousing went viral.

His singing was contagious and the whole carriage had joined in with rendition of the Beatles classic.

Dale Thomas, 27, was on the train with friends, taking in the Ale Trail, and captured the incident on film. The video has since been shared more than 100,000 times.

Steve said: “I was supposed to be on a stag do on the Ale Trail with a group of pals, but one neighbour and I were late meeting them at Stalybridge and they had set off to Dewsbury.

”We caught the next train but throughout the day, never managed to catch up with them.

The singing man
The singing man

“I even managed to lose my mate, I think in Slaithwaite, as I got off the train by mistake and he stayed on it.

“The singing thing is something I do regularly, especially at weddings and funerals when I usually get up on a chair and belt out a number.

“I’d had a few beers and once I got on the train it just came over me and I started up singing.

“Then people on the train joined in and it went from there.

“Obviously if I started singing and offended someone I would stop, but generally the response is good.

“I like putting a smile on peoples’ faces.”

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Steve says his repertoire includes Tom Jones’ hit Delilah and I’m Onto Something Good by Herman’s Hermits - but his signature tune is ‘Day O’ by Harry Belafonte - much to the embarrassment of his two grown-up children.

Steve, of Duckinfield, is dad to Casey, who plays in a band, and Chloe, who teaches music in the United States.

“I’d always wanted to do the Ale Trail and loved it. I’ll certainly be going back - and I’ll probably be singing. There were one or two scoops involved”.

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