A friend of John Carder Bush with music industry connections who tried to circulate Kate's early demo tapes in 1972, to no avail. Fortunately, Hopper was also a friend of Dave Gilmour, whom he had known at Cambridge University. Hopper persuaded him to listen to the demos, and Gilmour agreed to help.
- Hopper, Ricky. Gaffaweb Dictionary, retrieved 16 September 2017.