John Miles (musician)

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John Miles
Miles performing at the Night of the Proms in 2017 in Mannheim, Germany
Miles performing at the Night of the Proms in 2017 in Mannheim, Germany
Background information
Birth nameJohn Errington
Born(1949-04-23)23 April 1949
Jarrow, County Durham, England
Died5 December 2021(2021-12-05) (aged 72)
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
GenresProgressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, music director
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, guitar
Years active1970–2021

John Miles (born John Errington; 23 April 1949 – 5 December 2021) was a British rock singer, guitarist and keyboard player. He was best known for his 1976 top 3 UK hit single "Music".[1]

Miles died after a short illness on 5 December 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England at the age of 72.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 366. ISBN 978-1-904994-10-7.
  2. "Music interpreter John Miles (72) passed away". Netherlandsnewslive.com. 6 December 2021. Archived from the original on 6 December 2021. Retrieved 6 December 2021.

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