Chris, John and Janis McConville on the day the single was recordedGet the biggest daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA Netherton dad who is suffering with Motor Neurone Disease is preparing to release a charity single.John McConville was diagnosed with the terminal illness back in 2015 but the former folk singer has enlisted the help of his son, Chris to help produce the song.The 66 year old, who now lives in Carluke, has composed the lyrics and melody on the track, entitled ‘Try Another Day’.SNP calls for Labour u turn on classroom assistants in North Lanarkshire schoolsJohn’s son Chris, a former Carluke High pupil is a working musician in London along with his brother Justin and says the record holds a special place in his heart.The 36 year old said: “My dad was a folk singer back in his youth and worked at places like Butlins, as an entertainer around 1970. He also wrote his own songs too.”He’s been living with MND for a couple of years now and on his last visit to London, he told me he had written a song and I said we should record it the next time I visited them in Carluke.”So I took my little mobile recorder the next time I went up, I learned the chords and then I recorded him singing it.”Listening back to the raw recordings it was great to capture him in his home environment and funny to be able to hear it all around in the background.Man walks free as jury clear him of hockey stick assault and knife attack”The idea of recording his new song was initially a fun activity to do together, but on a deeper personal level for myself and for our family, to have something unique to remember him by in years to come, to capture him while we still can.”John praised the NHS for their good work and admits he was excited at the prospect of recording his song.Speaking about his condition, he said: “It’s mainly my limbs. My arms and legs can’t do much; I get around in a wheelchair.
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