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The 11-year-old who busks on Market Street and dreams of being 'the next Johnny Marr'

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It was grabbing the mic and belting out karaoke to AC/DC at a family party that first sparked John's passion for music. He quickly fell in love with singing, learned to play the guitar and by just nine-years-old, was already playing his first paid gig at a cafe in Eccles.

Now, at 11-years-old, Salford lad John Denton is often seen strumming to his own tunes along Manchester's bustling Market Street.

The youngster - who has most recently been shortlisted for a national songwriter award - pitches up on the cobbled road, kitted out with guitar, mic and amp, before capturing the attention of shoppers.

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