Guitarist Alvin Lee Dead at 68

2013-03-07 by manosg CONTRIBUTOR | 23 Comments
Ten Years After guitarist Alvin Lee died yesterday (March 6th 2013) due to complications during a scheduled routine surgery at the age of 68.

Alvin Lee was born in Nottingham, England and rose to prominence during the late 60’s and early 70’s after Ten Years After’s appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969. Lee released his 14th album last August and was scheduled to appear at a concert along with blues legend Johnny Winter on April 7 at Olympia Hall in Paris.

On a short note on alvinlee.com, his daughter Jasmin, wife Evi and former companion Suzanne wrote: "With great sadness, we have to announce that Alvin unexpectedly passed away early this morning after unforeseen complications following a routine surgical procedure. We have lost a wonderful, much loved father and companion. The world has lost a great and truly gifted musician”.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21688814

Tagged: Ten Years After

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KILL
March 7th 2013
76827 Comments


never jammed em rip!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

demigod!
March 7th 2013
47831 Comments


agreed

MuhNamesTyler
March 7th 2013
5534 Comments


Ten Years After guitarist Alvin Lee died yesterday (March 6th 2013) due to complications during a scheduled routine
surgery at the age of 68.


Didn't know he was in a band called Ten Years After so this read pretty weird at first lol but yeah RIP

Azn.
March 7th 2013
5618 Comments


RIP

Gwyn.
March 7th 2013
16568 Comments


never jammed em rip [2]

oWhoadYo
March 7th 2013
1595 Comments


This is why he was a popular search on Bing today...

savagecabbage
March 7th 2013
2105 Comments


This is terrible news. Truly a master guitar player and very humble guy. RIP

dannyboy89
March 7th 2013
13330 Comments


A very talented guitarist indeed, I might want to check out more of his stuff sometime. RIP.

CrazyDiamond7
March 7th 2013
179 Comments


Don't know this band, but its always a shame when a classic rock musician passes on. RIP.

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JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
March 7th 2013
24909 Comments


Damn this sucks, RIP. Awesome guitarist.

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KILL
March 7th 2013
76827 Comments


jamie dude which album should i check

ButtsweatAndTears
March 7th 2013
340 Comments


The first line took me a few reads to understand

KILL
March 7th 2013
76827 Comments


ur dumb

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
March 7th 2013
24909 Comments


@KILL: Check Cricklewood Green first and then A Space in Time.

Shuyin
March 7th 2013
12832 Comments


RIP

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TheNexus100
March 7th 2013
2696 Comments


he was fucking brilliant

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
March 8th 2013
7027 Comments


Sad news... RIP

manosg
Contributing Reviewer
March 8th 2013
9243 Comments


"I can't say he's been a huge influence on my playing, but he was a master"

Yeah, he could play as fast as anyone but his phrasing was also great. For anyone who wishes to listen
to a song of his, 'The Bluest Blues' is awesome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzNkhqkF8U

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TheNotrap
March 8th 2013
8392 Comments


RIP mr. Alvin Lee. Great guitar player.

XyphynX9
March 8th 2013
137 Comments


Never heard of him. Still tragic. RIP.

henryChinaski
March 8th 2013
3369 Comments


RIP

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oWhoadYo
March 8th 2013
1595 Comments


What the fuck does that first sentence mean?

It's seriously hurting my head, god damn

manosg
Contributing Reviewer
March 9th 2013
9243 Comments


Ten Years After is the name of the band, lol.



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