Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital after a serious infection, according to his manager. It reports the BBC.
Rocklegendaren was 68 years old.
Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt is dead. According to his manager, he died in a hospital in Spain.
Rocklegendaren was added as a result of a shoulder injury Thursday, which then led to a allvarigare infection. The doctors did not succeed in halting the spread and eventually came to require Parfitts life, writes the BBC.
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On the band’s Facebook-page, type manager Simon Porter, among other things:
“He will be missed by his family, his friends, band members, management, staff and all the dedicated fans worldwide, the band has received over the 50 years they played together.”
the Status and Not band member had long been drawn to health problems and announced in October that he would leave the turnélivet.
Behind the decision, among other things, a number of heart attacks, the latest occurred in the summer.
During one of the band’s performances in June 2016, at the Expo in the Turkish city of Antalya, was Rick Parfitt of a heart attack, and he then got läkarorder to rest the rest of the year.
In the fall revealed Simon Porter that the guitarist was “dead” for several minutes during the hjärtattacken.
” Now it is high time to tell you that Rick was actually “dead” for several minutes immediately after he had had his heart attack, which resulted in mild cognitive disorders, which he now continuously get neuropsychological tests support, he said then, to the NME.
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the Status Quo, who are originally from the Uk, has mainly played rock, and is regarded as one of the country’s most persistent bands. It was founded in 1962.
They have so far sold over 118 million albums worldwide and released 63 british hit singles.
One of their most famous songs is the classic “In the army now”, which is their best selling single. It came in 1986, but was a cover from the band Bolland & Bolland, who released the four-years earlier, in 1982.
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