|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1947|
|Death: ||Nov. 19, 1983|
Musician. He was a bass player, singer and songwriter most notable for his work with the British band, Badfinger. He began playing in bands in the early 1960s, joined the group The Iveys which was signed to Apple Records in 1968 and Evans' composition, "Maybe Tomorrow," was the first single released by the band. The Iveys changed their name to Badfinger in 1969 and their song "Come and Get It" which reached the Top 10 worldwide was featured in the film "The Magic Christian". During the early 1970s, Badfinger had success with hits to include "No Matter What", "Day After Day", "Baby Blue" and "With Out You". After the band dissolved following the death of one of it's members in 1975, Evans resurfaced in 1977 to join Badfinger for comeback tours and the album "Say No More" (1981). He died in London England at age 36. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Cause of death: Suicide
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Feb 11, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8447
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Thanks for the music Tom ;-)|
Added: Feb. 6, 2016
Added: Jan. 21, 2016
Tom, you still live on in the minds and souls of your fans every time we hear the music you and Pete have given to us as a gift from your hearts. May you Rock on and rest in peace knowing that even today, people still remember all the great music you left...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 18, 2016
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