Saturday, December 24, 2016

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died after a shoulder injury – Moskovsky Komsomolets

Previously, he suffered a heart attack.

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In a Spanish hospital on Saturday, died a famous musician Rick Parfitt, former guitarist of the British rock band Status Quo. It is known that some time ago he got a shoulder injury, followed by infection. While 68-year-old musician since 1997 was problems with the heart.

Гитарист Status Quo Рик Парфитт скончался после травмы плеча


Rick Parfitt. The scenes on Sky News in September 2016.

guitarist of the British band Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt died in Spanish hospital on Saturday after suffering a severe infection, according to France Press with reference to the family of the musician. Veteran rock was 68 years old.

the 54-year history the group has sold over 100 million records. Hard rock-n-roll with elements of rhythm and Blues fell in love not only to a Western audience. Loved the song “Status” in the Soviet Union.. Especially popular was the song You In The Army Now from album of the same name in 1986.

In a joint statement, the family and the Manager of the musician States that they report the death of Rick Parfitt and are in complete devastation.

the Manager also said that the tragic news came at a time when Rick was looking forward to start a solo career.

“he will be sorely missed by family, friends, bandmates and his loyal fans from all over the world,” – said in a statement.

Parfitt is survived by his wife Lindsay, and their twins Tommy and Lily and his adult children, Rick Jr. and Harry.


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