This is a tribute to the poppy seller Olive Cooke who had dedicated her life to the British Legion. At the age of 92 Mrs Cooke jumped to her death in the Avon Gorge, Bristol, reportedly after becoming stressed by endless cold calls and begging letters.
Her family have insisted that the charities were not to blame for Olive's death and said the pensioner would have wanted charity work to be 'promoted'.
This song was written and recorded a while ago but with the lady's name in the song changed later as it seemed to reflect Mrs Cooke's story. We hope this might raise some money for the cause she cared so much about.
"God Save Olive Cooke" is available on itunes for 99p. Search for Dave Ellis & Boo Howard on itunes or click this link: https://itunes.apple.com/al...
... and you'll find the track. Any money we receive from this song will go to the British Legion.