Graeme Edge’s death has been confirmed by his family via NewsNation. The late musician was a co-founding member of the group Moody Blues, whose hits included Go Now and Your Wildest Dreams.
His case of death is currently unknown.
Tributes have flooded in for the late star on social media this evening.
Brigette Nason commented: “Dear Graeme Edge, you have brought us so much joy over the years.
“We will miss you. I pray that you find peace on your new journey. #moodyblues.”
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He is quoted as saying: “It was very, very painful for me. Once it was finished, I didn’t play it for years and years and years.
“Never played it. Not that I play our stuff very much anyway, but I never ever played that one.
“And I hadn’t really heard it apart from the [singles] from it, until [2007 when] it came out first time on CD and I had to listen to it digitalised just to sort of say, ‘Yeah, that’s fine by me’.
In 2018, the group were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
During a three-year break from, the band, he went on to release 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 fronted his own the Graeme Edge Band.
They released two albums in the mid 1970s.