Dave Parsons

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Dave Parsons
Born (1966-07-02) 2 July 1966 (age 57)
Instrument(s)Bass guitar
Years active1981–2002

David Guy Parsons (born 2 July 1966) is a British rock musician who is best known as the original bassist for English grunge band Bush.

Life and career[edit]

Before joining the grunge band Bush, was a member of punk band The Partisans,[1] and alternative rock band Transvision Vamp.[2] Parsons met up in 1992 with lead singer and guitarist, Gavin Rossdale, guitarist Nigel Pulsford, and drummer Robin Goodridge to form Bush. He stayed with the band until their breakup in 2002. When Bush reformed in 2010, Parsons decided not to rejoin.

Personal life[edit]

Parsons has been in a relationship with girlfriend Sarah Chope since 1994.[3]


With The Partisans[edit]

  • Time Was Right (1984)

With Transvision Vamp[edit]

With Bush[edit]


  1. ^ a b Glasper, Ian (2004). Burning Britain: The History of Punk 1980–1984. Cherry Red Books. ISBN 1-901447-24-3.
  2. ^ transvisionvamp.com, unattributed. "Jazz, Mallet, Pol". Archived from the original on 28 February 2009. Retrieved 19 July 2009.
  3. ^ Nine, Jennifer (1999). Bush: Twenty-seventh Letter : the Official History. Virgin. ISBN 9780753501894.

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