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Alan Lancaster

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Alan Lancaster
Alan Lancaster performing with Status Quo in Manchester, 2013
Alan Lancaster performing with Status Quo in Manchester, 2013
Background information
Birth nameAlan Charles Lancaster
Born(1949-02-07)7 February 1949
Peckham, London, England
Died26 September 2021(2021-09-26) (aged 72)
Sydney, Australia
GenresHard rock, rock and roll, blues rock, boogie rock, psychedelic rock
InstrumentsBass guitar, vocals, drums, guitar
Years active1962–2014

Alan Charles Lancaster (7 February 1949 – 26 September 2021) was an English musician. He was best known as founding member and bassist of the rock band Status Quo. He played with the band from 1967 to 1985.

On 26 September 2021, Lancaster died in Sydney, Australia, at the age of 72 from problems caused by multiple sclerosis.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dasey, Jason (26 September 2021). "'Loved his life in Australia': Status Quo founding member Alan Lancaster dies in Sydney aged 72". ABC News. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  2. Rose, Anna (26 September 2021). "Status Quo bassist Alan Lancaster has died, aged 72". NME.