Ian Gibbons

Ian Gibbons

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Death 1 Aug 2019 (aged 67)
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Memorial ID 201790801 · View Source
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Rock Musician. He was most known as the keyboardist with the English rock music band "The Kinks". He started in music with learning the accordion at the age of nine, playing in the school band, and solo at music festivals, competitions and charity events. At the age of 14, he started a school rock band, playing guitar and singing. He changed to organ after leaving school and played in local and resident bands until 1972, when he joined Moonstone, which released three singles. He also worked with various cover bands while recording another album that was shelved. Punk and new wave came along and Gibbons worked with rock based and new wave bands until an audition for The Kinks in 1979. He was asked to join, and stayed with them until 1989. He worked with many people, mainly recording, then rejoined the Kinks again in 1993, staying with them until their break-up in 1996. In 2008, he joined The Kast Off Kinks, a line-up which includes or has included former Kinks members. He died on August 1, 2019 at the age of 67 from bladder cancer.

Bio by: Glendora


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Glendora
  • Added: 3 Aug 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 201790801
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ian Gibbons (18 Jul 1952–1 Aug 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 201790801, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.