Paul Jeffreys

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Paul Jeffreys
Birth namePaul Avron Jeffreys
Born(1952-02-13)13 February 1952
Died21 December 1988(1988-12-21) (aged 36)
Lockerbie, Scotland
GenresAlternative rock
Instrument(s)Bass guitar

Paul Avron Jeffreys (13 February 1952 – 21 December 1988) was an English rock musician. He played bass guitar in Cockney Rebel between 1972 and 1974, working on the group's first two albums, and later worked with a number of British bands, including Be-Bop Deluxe (1974),[1] Warm Jets (1977–1980) and Electric Eels (1980–1981).[2][3]


He died, along with his wife Rachel Jeffreys (née Jones), at the age of 36. The couple were on Pan Am Flight 103 on the way to their honeymoon when the aircraft exploded, the remains falling over the town of Lockerbie.[4][5]


  1. ^ Nelson, Bill diary of a hyperdreamer (2004) pp. 78–9 Bill Nelson's collected diaries from between 1999 and 2003, previously published on his official website Pomona ISBN 1-904590-06-3
  2. ^ " website in the memory of Paul Jeffreys". Retrieved 30 May 2009.
  3. ^ Stoneman, Justin (29 March 2007). "From punk to profits: MBop founder has seen both sides of music business". The Independent. Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2009.
  4. ^ " website in the memory of Paul Jeffreys". Retrieved 30 May 2009.
  5. ^ Talevski, Nick (2010). Rock Obituaries: Knocking On Heaven's Door. Omnibus Press. pp. 307–308. ISBN 9780857121172.

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