At 94, man clears 'The X Factor' auditions

London, July 20 (IANS) A man aged 94, and his band, The Nostalgics, has cleared the boot camp auditions of British reality show "The X Factor".

The band also included a lady named Betty, who played the mouth organ and another member, Cynthia, told judges she'd had a pacemaker fitted at the weekend, but still made it to the audition, reports

Bill, a pensioner, along with his band, performed here at the Wembley Arena and got a thumbs up from judges Louis Walsh, Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne and Nichole Scherzinger.

Barlow said: "I want to know the name of the woman on the organ. Is it Elton? Oh, it's Betty. I love Betty on the organ. Betty, you got everybody up. Well done."

The group performed on singer Katy Perry's song "Firework", and left Walsh impressed.

"It is great to see you all sing in harmony. It is fantastic. I loved the song and the sound. I loved everything about it," he said.


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