Spencer Davis

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Spencer Davis
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Davis performing in July 2006
Background information
Birth nameSpencer David Nelson Davies
Born(1939-07-17)17 July 1939
Swansea, Wales
Died19 October 2020(2020-10-19) (aged 81)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1963–2020
Associated actsThe Spencer Davis Group

Spencer Davis (born Spencer David Nelson Davies, 17 July 1939 – 19 October 2020)[2] was a Welsh musician and multi-instrumentalist. He was the founder of the 1960s beat band The Spencer Davis Group.[3]

Davis died from pneumonia on 19 October 2020 in Los Angeles at the age of 81.[2][1][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sixties music legend who gave his name to chart-topping band dies". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Spencer Davis, Founder of the Spencer Davis Group, Dead at 81". Rolling Stone. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  3. "The Spencer Davis Group". The Spencer Davis Group. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  4. Farber, Jim (20 October 2020). "Spencer Davis, Whose Band Helped Power the Sound of the '60s, Dies at 81". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 October 2020.