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Missed this one on Sunday :(

https://planetradio.co.uk/planet-rock/news/rock-news/magnum-tony-clarkin-dead/

Magnum guitarist, songwriter and founding member Tony Clarkin has sadly died aged 77, his family have confirmed.

A statement issued to Magnum’s social media channels reads: ‘On behalf of the family it is with profound sadness that daughter Dionne is sharing the news of the passing of Tony Clarkin.

 

‘Following a short illness, he died peacefully surrounded by his girls on Sunday 7th January 2024.’

Dionne said: “I know that Tony has touched so many people through his music in so many different ways. I don’t really have words to express what he meant to me right now as the grief is too fresh.

 

"As many of you know Tony had a great affinity with animals. It is the family’s intention to set up a charitable trust in his name to aid this cause, further details to follow. Please do not send flowers or cards, as he would have much preferred expressions of sympathy to go to charity in this way.

"It was a privilege to call him my Dad.”

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A brilliant compser, lyricist and underrated guitarist, IMO. R.I.P. Tony.

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Sad news. Was a part of some great tunes through the years... may he rest in peace. 

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A message from Bob Catley regarding Magnum:

https://fb.watch/qH0O8y8QIN/

Sorry for those not on FB, a copy of the video hasn't made its way to YT yet that I've found.

Bob can't carry on without Tony, thus bringing an end to Magnum. -_-

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2 hours ago, whiplash1972 said:

A message from Bob Catley regarding Magnum:

https://fb.watch/qH0O8y8QIN/

Sorry for those not on FB, a copy of the video hasn't made its way to YT yet that I've found.

Bob can't carry on without Tony, thus bringing an end to Magnum. -_-

For those not on FB

https://mega.nz/file/oRdm1bxA#SrgRC6b1yo1jgCOzEnwfygKyh6ZOzYTxZe40RS8zpTA

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