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post Jan 15 2015, 04:38 PM
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Dozy (real name Trevor Ward-Davies) bass guitarist from the 60s group Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich has died aged 70 after a short illness.
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich had 13 Top 40 hits between November 1965 & May 1969

Here's a few of their biggest hits:

Hold Me #4 in 1966

Bend It #2 in 1966

Save Me #3 in 1966

Okay #4 in 1967

Zabadak #2 in 1967 -- TOTP performance - Dozy is the one at the front with those clackers

Legend Of Xanadu #1 in 1968 -- TOTP performance

Last Night In Soho #8 in 1968

Don Juan #23 in 1969 -- the video in the background is of Dozy's wedding

R.I.P. Dozy

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post Jan 15 2015, 05:52 PM
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Some great songs there, especially The Legend Of Xanadu and Zabadak.

RIP Dozy
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post Jan 15 2015, 08:08 PM
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I absolutely adored Dave Dee, Dozy and co, and they were genuinely a varied and fun band with Howard and Blakeley writing their stuff.

I was sad when Dave Dee died, I'd seen them back together again on tour only a year or two earlier and they were cracking, and they were also one of my top bands of the 60's as a kid, especially the cinematic epic Last Night In Soho, possibly the greatest obscure epic of the 60's, the whip-cracking Xanadu, and one I was also mad on for that damn catchy melody, Zabadak. Their hits tended to all sound very different musically, but always good.


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