Rick Huxley

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Rick Huxley
Rick Huxley Dave Clark Five 1964.jpg
Huxley with the Dave Clark Five on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964.
Background information
Birth name Richard Huxley
Also known as Rick Huxley
Born (1940-08-05)5 August 1940
Dartford, Kent, England
Died 11 February 2013(2013-02-11) (aged 72)
Old Harlow, essex, England
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Bassist
Instruments Bass guitar, Acoustic guitar
Years active 1960s-1970s
Associated acts The Dave Clark Five

Rick Huxley (5 August 1940[1] – 11 February 2013)[2] was an English musician who was the bassist for the Dave Clark Five, a group that was part of the British Invasion.[3][4]

Born Richard Huxley in Dartford, Kent, he joined the group in 1958, and played on all of the band's hits including "Glad All Over" and "Bits and Pieces". After the group disbanded in 1970, Huxley pursued a career in property as well as continuing to be involved in the music business.[5] He was in attendance and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2008 as part of the DC5, also in attendance were Lenny Davidson and Dave Clark.[6]

Death[edit]

Huxley died 11 February 2013, at the age of 72, after suffering from emphysema for some years.[5][7] His wife Anne had died a year previously.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Dave Clark Five Biography". OLDIES.com. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  2. ^ "Dave Clark Five 'devastated' at death of bassist Rick Huxley". www.independent.co.uk. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Rick Huxley: Information from". Answers.com. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  4. ^ "Rick Huxley". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  5. ^ a b "The Dave Clark Five bassist Rick Huxley dies". BBC News. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Inductees for 2008". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame official website. 2007-12-13. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  7. ^ "Rick Huxley". The Daily Telegraph. 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 

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