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AUDIO: The Doghouse Doctors help helicopter heroes

AUDIO: The Doghouse Doctors help helicopter heroes

Published at 2:00pm 22nd December 2015. (Updated at 2:38pm 22nd December 2015)

A group of musicians from Harrogate and Knaresborough have come up with an alternative Christmas song to raise money for charity.

The Doghouse Doctors produced 'Merry Christmas - Ho Ho Ho' in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

They were asked to record a song for a BBC radio show, but mistakenly thought that they had to write an original track, rather than just singing a cover.

Band members Paul Dewey and Pat Walsh told Stray FM about their latest work:

Anyone who downloads the track is being invited to make a donation at www.justgiving.com/Paul-Dewey