Graeme Edge’s death has been confirmed by his family via NewsNation. The late musician was a co-founding member of the band Moody Blues, whose hits included Go Now and Your Wildest Dreams.
His case of death is currently unknown.
Tributes poured in for the late star on social media tonight.
Brigette Nason commented: “Dear Graeme Edge, you have brought us so much joy over the years.
“We will miss you. Pray you find peace on your new journey. #moodyblues.”
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He was quoted as saying: “It was very, very painful for me. When it was over, I didn’t play it for years and years and years.
“I never played it. Not that I play our stuff much anyway, but I never played that one.
“And I hadn’t really heard it other than the [singles] from there until [2007 when] it first came out on CD and I had to listen to it digitized just to kind of say, ‘Yeah, that’s fine with me.
In 2018, the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
During a three-year hiatus from the band, he released his first solo single We Like To Do It / Shotgun in 1974.
The following year, he released his first solo album Kick Off Your Muddy Boots.
In addition to his work with the Moody Blues, the drummer also led his own, the Graeme Edge Band.
They released two albums in the mid-1970s.