Steve Priest

Steve Priest

Original Name Stephen Norman Priest
Birth
Hayes, London Borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, England
Death 4 Jun 2020 (aged 72)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Memorial Terrace Columbarium, Map ELVB0, Space 38300 A
Memorial ID 210851532 · View Source
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Rock Musician. A bass guitarist, he will be remembered for his tenure with the 1970s British ensemble "Sweet." The London native's musical interests were shaped by such groups as Jet Harris and the Shadows, The Rolling Stones and The Who. He performed in the band "The Countdowns" and in 1968, Sweetshop was formed which evolved into Sweet. During the 1970s, they enjoyed commercial success with the hit singles "Little Willy" (1972, achieved Top 3 placing on the American Pop Charts and gold record status), "Ballroom Blitz" (1975) which peaked at Top 5 on the US Pop Charts, "Fox On The Run" (1975, which earned a Top 5 US Pop Chart placing and gold record status) and "Love Is Like Oxygen" (1978) which peaked at number 8 on the American Pop Charts.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2020
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Steve Priest (23 Feb 1948–4 Jun 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 210851532, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .