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Drummer Dale Griffin was a founding member of Mott The Hoople, which was an excellent live band but whose albums between 1969 and 1972 did not sell in large quantities. They split in March 1972, but David Bowie encouraged them to reconsider their decision by offering them a classic song, “All The Young Dudes”, which …

Sadly, the New Year has been a cruel one for the rock world as another veteran musician has passed away. Mott the Hoople drummer and founder Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin has died aged 67 after battling Alzheimer’s disease. Griffin has been featured on the influential rock band’s seven records and enjoyed a successful career as a …

Dale “Buffin” Griffin, drummer and founding member of ’70s glam rock band Mott the Hoople, died in his sleep Sunday following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. Band manager Peter Purnell confirmed Griffin’s death to the BBC, adding that the drummer was “one of the nicest, friendliest and most talented …

British glam rocker drummer Dale Griffin Mott the hoop, died at the age of 67. Griffin was a founding member of the group who released eight albums during their five and a half years as a group. The group is best known for their hit “All The Young Dudes”, written by David Bowie. News of …

THE music world mourns the death of Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin, drummer for iconic Herefordshire band Mott The Hoople, at the age of 67, after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Griffin was a founding member of the pioneering glam rock group which had a string of hits in the 1970s and topped the charts with the track …

London, January 19: Mott the Hoople drummer and collaborator of the late singer David Bowie, Dale Griffin, has died following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. Griffin, a founding member of British rock band Mott the Hoople, best known for his classic tracks “Roll away the stone” and “All the young …

They were the high heel rockers who embodied the ’70s with their song All The Young Dudes. Their biggest chart hit that Mott the Hoople has ever had, the song was written by the late David Bowie, who donated it to the group to keep them from going their separate ways. But the track, which …

British glam-rock mainstay drummer Dale Griffin Mott The Hoople has died aged 67. He died in his sleep on Sunday, Peter Purnell of Mott’s label Angel Air Records told the BBC. The native of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, 160 kilometers west of London, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease ten years ago. Casual rock star: From left to …

Dale Griffin, founding member and drummer of British glam-rock pillars Mott the Hoople has passed away. The 67-year-old musician, born Terence Dale Griffin, has passed away quietly in his sleep, according to a representative from Angel Air Records, which manages the group’s catalog. Speaking to the BBC, he described the Herefordshire-born drummer as “one of …

Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by the late David Bowie, who died a little over …

Mott the Hoople rocker died on Sunday night ( Image: Angel Air Records) Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was …

The rocker was best known as the founding member of the group who recorded hit singles with All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by Bowie, who lost his secret 18-month battle with cancer a week ago in New York City. Griffin died in his …

The drummer of one of my favorite bands from the 70s has passed away. Mott the Hoople founding member Dale “Buffin” Griffin passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2009. Griffin has performed on all Mott the Hoople albums, including the 1972 Breakthrough All the young guys …

Dale Griffin, drummer and founding member of British glam rock band Mott the Hoople, died on Sunday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. His record label, Angel Air, announced the news on its website. Griffin was born in Ross-on-Wye, England, and got his start playing in local bands such as …

By ETCanada.com Staff. Jan 18, 2016 2:03 PM Dale Griffin has died at the age of 67, The Mirror UK reports. The rocker was a founding member of Mott The Hoople, a band best known for classic hits “Roll Away The Stone” and “All The Young Dudes,” which was written and produced by the late …