Ian Mitchell, Bay City Rollers bassist, dead at 62

Ian Mitchell, Bay City Rollers bassist, dead at 62

Ian Mitchell, Bay City Rollers bassist, dead at 62

 Cove City Rollers bassist Ian Mitchell has kicked the bucket, Fox News has affirmed. He was 62. 

"We are profoundly disheartened by the updates on Ian Mitchell's passing," the band wrote in a post shared to their authority Facebook page on Tuesday close by a highly contrasting photograph of a youthful Mitchell. "Our considerations and supplications are with his better half of Wendy, their loved ones. Find happiness in the hereafter, Ian." 

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The band's reserving operator affirmed to Fox News that Mitchell kicked the bucket of malignancy on Sept. 2 after a session with disease. 

The Bay City Rollers were a gathering of Scottish teenager icons, generally famous during the 1970s. 

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Mitchell joined the band in 1976 for just a couple of months amidst a period known as "Rollermania" in the United Kingdom, as indicated by Variety. 

Siblings Alan and Derek Longmuir began the band in 1964, and the gathering would proceed to make hits like "I Only Want to Be With You" and "Saturday Night." 

While the band initially was known as the Saxons, they picked another name for the band by tossing a dart at a guide of the United States, which arrived on Bay City, Mich. 

By 1975, the plaid clad group was perhaps the greatest demonstration in the U.K., discovering achievement in America under Clive Davis' mark. 

Mitchell supplanted Alan when he was only 17 years of age, however he left in 1977.

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