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Rick Parfitt Dead - Status Quo Guitarist Dies at 68

Rick Parfitt, best known for being the guitarist of the band Status Quo, has died at the age of 68.

The rocker’s family and the band’s manager released a joint statement to announce the sad news. Rick passed away on Saturday (December 24) in Spain.

“He died in hospital in Marbella, Spain as a result of a severe infection, having been admitted to hospital on Thursday evening following complications to a shoulder injury incurred by a previous fall,” the statement read. “This tragic news comes at a time when Rick was hugely looking forward to launching a solo career with an album and autobiography planned for 2017 following his departure from Status Quo’s touring activities on medical advice.”

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