Jim Rodford, ex-bassist of The Kinks and The Zombies, dies

2018-01-22 10:06
 
Jim Rodford

London — Former Kinks bassist Jim Rodford has died after a fall. He was 76.

The Zombies, the group Rodford had played with since 1999, confirmed the death of the British musician on their Facebook page Saturday.

Zombies co-founder Rod Argent says his cousin and longtime band mate was a "magnificent bass player."

Argent also highlighted Rodford's commitment to music in St Albans, north of London, where he lived his entire life.

Argent says "Jim's life was dedicated to music. He was unfailingly committed to local music - an ever present member of the local scene in St. Albans."

HERE'S A TWEET FROM THE KINKS ABOUT JIM RODFORD:

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