Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge has died aged 80

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Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge dies aged 80 after legendary 50-year rock career including hits “Nights in White Satin” and “Go Now”

  • Drummer Graeme Edge, 80, was born in Rochester, Staffordshire in March 1941
  • Edge was one of the original members of the group and was on tour until 2018.
  • The Moody Blues has sold some 70 million albums in five decades










Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge, who performed on hits such as “Nights in White Satin” and “Go Now”, has died at the age of 80.

The drummer, who was one of the original members of the band, had a musical career spanning over 50 years until he quit touring following a stroke.

He retired from touring in 2018 due to health concerns, but was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with the rest of the band at the same time.

Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge, pictured, has died aged 80

The group, formed in the 1960s, were known for songs such as Nights in White Satin and Go Now.

The group, formed in the 1960s, were known for songs such as Nights in White Satin and Go Now.

The group, pictured, recorded their last album in 2003 and continued their tour

The group, pictured, recorded their last album in 2003 and continued their tour

He was born in March 1941 in Rochester, Staffordshire and formed his first group the R&B Preachers in 1964.

This group later became The Moody Blues which gained international fame.

In total, the group has sold some 70 million albums after releasing their latest new music in 2003.

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