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Alan Lancaster Bio – Alan Lancaster Wiki

Lancaster’s close friend and entertainment reporter Craig Bennett confirmed the news of his death.

Bennett wrote: “[I] announced with a broken heart the passing of Alan Lancaster, the British king of music, god of the guitar and founding member of the cult band Status Quo.

“Despite having multiple sclerosis and mobility problems, Alan has been on very successful reunion tours. “He played valiantly in front of thousands of adored fans … and loved being with the band and his loyal Quo army again.”

Alan Lancaster Age

Alan Lancaster was 72-years-old.

Successful career

Lancaster was born in Peckham, London in 1949. He formed the band in 1962 with his then classmate Francis Rossi, who became a singer. Together with two other classmates, they formed a group known as the Scorpios.

Rossi and guitarist Rick Parfitt, who died in 2016, kicked off their successful careers with the release of Pictures of Matchstick Men. Since then, Lancaster performed with the group until 1985, appearing on 15 albums.

Status Quo has received over 60 hits from the top 40 in the UK and 25 albums from the top 10 in the UK. His last album with the band was 1983’s Back To Back.

Frantic Four

But his last appearance as a full member of the Status Quo was at Wembley Stadium in July 1985 at the opening of Live Aid.

In March 2013 he collaborated with his old bandmates on the “Frantic Four” concert series in the UK. Lancaster leaves behind his wife Dale Lancaster.

He married her in 1978 and had children, Alan Jr. and David, and then five grandchildren. Lancaster has lived in Australia for 45 years. He moved there in the 1980s.

Here he formed The Bombers with The Angels guitarist John Brewster. He was also a member of the Australian supergroup The Party Boys.

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