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 Tom Evans

Tom Evans

Birth
Merseyside, England
Death 19 Nov 1983 (aged 36)
New Haw, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 8447 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8447
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tom Evans (5 Jun 1947–19 Nov 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8447, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.