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
Occupation(s)Rock musician
InstrumentsBass guitar
Associated actsBe-Bop Deluxe (1974)
Warm Jets (1977-1980)
Electric Eels (1980-1981)

Paul Avron Jeffreys (13 February 1952 – 21 December 1988) was an English rock musician and bassist. Jeffreys played bass on the first two albums of Cockney Rebel (1972–74), 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 at age 36 along with his wife Rachel Jeffreys (née:Jones) on their way to their honeymoon. They were on Pan Am Flight 103 when the plane exploded, crashing 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 2009-05-30.
  3. ^ Stoneman, Justin (2007-03-29). "From punk to profits: MBop founder has seen both sides of music business". The Independent. Retrieved 2009-05-30.
  4. ^ " website in the memory of Paul Jeffreys". Retrieved 2009-05-30.
  5. ^ Rock Obituaries

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