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Rick Parfitt (October 12, 1948 - December 24, 2016) American bassist and songwriter, o.a. known from the band Status Quo.

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Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain, aged 68. The musician died from a severe infection after being admitted to hospital on Thursday following complications to a shoulder injury. In a statement on Facebook, Porter wrote: “We are truly devastated to have to announce that Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has passed away at lunchtime today. “He died in hospital in Marbella, Spain as a result of a severe infection, having been admitted to hospital on Thursday

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Status Quo, love this group they always get the crowd rocking. seen them a few times.

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Anyone remember the 70s band Slade??Slade ~ great 70s glam rock band!! ~ Slade rose to prominence during the glam rock era of the early 1970s with 17 consecutive top 20 hits and six number ones. The British Hit Singles Albums names them as the most successful British group of the 1970s based on sales of singles. They were the first act to achieve three singles enter at number one.

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Status Quo: Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt on coming close to death

‘I was only 18 and there were all these girls around with skirts up to their belly buttons. You didn’t ask their age – you just snogged them,' said Parfitt (pictured: the psychedelic Quo in 1968)

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