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Mike Smith

  • Birth 6 Dec 1943 Edmonton, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England
  • Death 28 Feb 2008 Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale District, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 24941166

Musician. A native of London, England, he was best known as the lead singer and keyboardist for the 1960s British rock band "The Dave Clark Five". Formed in Tottenham, England, the group had top ten hits with "Glad All Over", "Bits And Pieces", "Because", "Can't You See That She's Mine", "I Like It Like That", and was the subject of movie director John Boorman's documentary "Catch Us If You Can" (1965). They disbanded in 1970 and Smith pursued a solo career, which ended in 2003 after he was paralyzed in an accidental fall. He died of pneumonia less than two weeks before "The Dave Clark Five" was to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 28 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24941166
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mike Smith (6 Dec 1943–28 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24941166, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.