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Died On This Date (February 19, 2009) Kelly Groucutt / Electric Light Orchestra

Posted by themusicsover on February 19, 2010

Michael “Kelly” Groucutt
September 8, 1945 – February 19, 2009

kelly-grocuttKelly Groucutt is best remembered as a bassist and occasional lead singer for popular English rock band, Electric Light Orchestra.  He played in the group from 1974 to 1983, the band’s most successful period. His talents can be heard on such classic albums as Face The Music, A New World Record, and Out Of The Blue.   Groucutt released his only solo album in 1982.  It included some help from a few ELO band mates.  He left ELO  in 1983, but participated in spin-off groups during subsequent years.  Kelly Groucutt was 63 when he passed away on February 19, 2009.  His death was the result of a heart attack he had suffered the previous day.

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