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Posted: 29 Feb 08, 12:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LONDON (AP) -- Dave Clark Five lead singer Mike Smith died of pneumonia Thursday, less than two weeks before the band is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was 64.

He was admitted to the intensive care unit Wednesday morning with a chest infection, a complication from a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed below the ribcage with limited use of his upper body. Lewis said he was injured when he fell from a fence at his home in Spain in September 2003.

Smith had been in the hospital since the accident, and was just released last December when he moved into a specially prepared home near the hospital with his wife.

While the group -- which broke up in 1970 -- was named after him, Dave Clark himself was the drummer.

The group is going to be inducted in the rock hall on March 10, a ceremony Lewis said Smith was trying to attend.


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Posted: 29 Feb 08, 13:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i really want to make a crass comment about him being found in Bits and Pieces and not feeling so Glad All Over but i wont,i promise,honestly.


isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 29 Feb 08, 13:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Who is Lewis, and why was the band named after him if Dave Clark was the drummer?

Have you edited that piece down?

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Posted: 03 Mar 08, 13:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

Who is Lewis, and why was the band named after him if Dave Clark was the drummer?

Have you edited that piece down?


Let's try this again:
While the group -- which broke up in 1970 -- was named after him, Dave Clark himself was the drummer.


The "him" IS Dave Clark. Mark was the singer of the band named after the drummer.

So, no, I haven't edited anything down. I did dig this up from WIKI for you:
Although the group was named after him, Dave Clark was the drummer; lead vocals were provided by Mike Smith who also played the keyboards. The rest of the band was Lenny Davidson on lead guitar, Rick Huxley on bass guitar, and Denny Payton on saxophone, harmonica and guitar. Songwriting credits went to Clark, Clark and Smith, Clark and Davidson, and Clark and Payton. Some early songs were also credited to Clark and Ron Ryan, who was the brother of early group member Mick Ryan.


15 MONTHS AGO:
Musician Denis Payton, a founder member of rock group the Dave Clark Five, has died of cancer at the age of 63. Payton, who played saxophone, harmonica and guitar for the popular 1960s band, had been ill for some time.