his page includes a selection of other bits and pieces related to Cannon and Ball.

‘The Beloved’ song lyrics

Cannon and Ball were mentioned in the lyrics of the song ‘Hello’, released as a single in January 1990 by The Beloved.

Hello Peter, hello Paul
Saints and sinners, welcome all
Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball
Hello, hello, hello, hello


For many years their biography reported that Cannon and Ball were the only act to have won three National Club Awards – awarded by Club Mirror newspaper. They won ‘best comedy act’ in 1981. Anyone know details of the other years? Send me an email if so.

This was in addition to their Variety Club Award in 1982

Fan club

This is the badge given to members of the Cannon and Ball fan club. Were you in the club? Do you know what members got? Please email me with details!