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RIP Pete May

Postby dave robinson » Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:49 am

Just heard the sad news from Warren Bennett that Hank & Cliff's former drummer Pete May passed away after a long illness.
He suffered from mutiple myloma. I had the pleasure of seeing him play several times and he was an outstanding musician. RIP Pete.
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Re: RIP Pete May

Postby Gary Allen » Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:39 am

Very sad news,my thoughts are with his family.
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Re: RIP Pete May

Postby drakula63 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:33 am

He was a great drummer. I saw him at least twice, with Cliff at the 1989 Wembley Stadium spectacular, 'The Event', and then around 2000 when he toured with Hank. As I say, a very, very good drummer and I'm sure that he'll be sorely missed both on a professional and personal basis.

Strangely, he replaced Graham Jarvis in Cliff's band - another drummer who died prematurely young.
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Re: RIP Pete May

Postby iefje » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:18 pm

Sad news indeed. What was his age?
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Re: RIP Pete May

Postby shadowriter » Mon May 14, 2018 8:29 am

So shocked, just read this post. Saw him on Hank's concerts. Tragic, so sorry.
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