Mott The Hoople's Steve Hyams Dead at 62

05/22/2013
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(Classic Rock) Steve Hyams, who worked briefly with Mott The Hoople as frontman/rhythm guitarist, has passed away aged 62 after battling heart problems for several years.

Hyams joined his first group, Dolls House, in 1971, then went on to become a member of the Samuel Prody Band with Canadian guitarist Bruce Irvine. In 1974 he worked on a solo LP, Mistaken Identities, in America with Wings drummer Denny Seiwell and producer Elliott Mazer then re-recorded the album in England.

Hyams cut six tracks with Mott in 1977, later released as World Cruise. His second solo album, Feather And A Tomahawk, was issued in 1997 and his song I Fall Over, I Fall Down was recorded by Marianne Faithfull. He also fronted the Dig Band and the Steve Hyams Band. more on this story

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