Summary: original bass player for the 1960's British-invasion rock group The Searchers who was the lead singer on the group's first two hits Sweets for My Sweet and Sugar and Spice, but who left the Searchers to form his own group shortly after their biggest song Needles and Pins became a hit.
Cause of Death: Lengthy illness
Born: July 16, 1940
Died: August 18, 2003
Location: Nottingham, England