DER BRITISCHE BASSIST UND SÄNGER ALAN LANCASTER, MITGRÜNDER VON STATUS QUO, IST GESTORBEN
Der am 7. Februar 1949 in Peckham (London) geborene britische Sänger und Bassist Alan Lancaster, Mitgründer der Rockgruppe Status Quo, ist am 26. September 2021 in Sydney gestorben. Er war von 1965 bis 1985 Mitglied der britischen Erfolgsband.
Bild: Alan Lancaster performing with Status Quo in 2013 - Foto: SnoopingAsUsual, 2013 - Lizenz: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ - Datei: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alan_Lancaster_2013.png
Alan Lancaster - 1949 - 2021
It is with great sadness that we report that Alan Lancaster - one of the original members of Quo, has passed away at the age of 72.
Francis Rossi said: 'I am so sorry to hear of Alan’s passing. We were friends and colleagues for many years and achieved fantastic success together as the Frantic Four alongside Rick Parfitt and John Coghlan. Alan was an integral part of the sound and the enormous success of Status Quo during the 60s and 70s.'
Lancaster performed with the group until 1985, appearing on 15 albums. The band enjoyed more than 60 Top 40 hits in the UK, had 25 UK Top 10 albums and released over 100 singles, including hit songs such as ‘Down Down’ and ‘Whatever You Want’.
His last album with the band was 1983’s ‘Back To Back’.
Reuniting with Rossi, Parfitt and John Coghaln, Lancaster performed with Status Quo for a UK tour in 2013. His last ever show as a member was in Dublin in 2014.
Status Quo founding member Alan Lancaster has died in Sydney at the age of 72.
The bassist, who lived more than half his life in Australia, achieved international success with the group during the 1960s and 70s with hits including Rockin' All Over The World and Whatever You Want.
Er rief eine der bekanntesten britischen Rockbands ins Leben
Status Quo - Whatever You Want (Official Video Remastered)
Status Quo - Rockin' All Over The World (Live Aid 1985)
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