Hundreds of mourners, including TV presenters Richard Madeley and Judy Finnegan, paid their respects at the funeral of music mogul and broadcaster Tony Wilson.
Peter Hook, a member of both New Order and Joy Division, was among the mourners.
Happy Mondays singer Shaun Ryder was also at the service at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, known as the Hidden Gem, in Manchester city centre.
The coffin was borne in and out of the church to the songs of two former Factory label-mates, The Durutti Column's Sketch for Summer and the Happy Mondays' Bob's Yer Uncle.
Other mourners included The Smiths bassist Andy Rourke (pictured), DJ and TV presenter Terry Christian, Inspiral Carpets organist Clint Boon and Elbow singer Guy Garvey.