UFO’s Paul Raymond has passed away of a heart attack a week after the band’s final UK show.

UFO’s Paul Raymond has passed away of a heart attack a week after the band’s final UK show.


UFO guitarist and keyboard player Paul
Raymond dead at 73 UFOs Paul Raymond has died of a heart attack a week after the
band’s final UK show Paul Raymond guitarist and keyboard player with UFO
has died at the age of 73 the news comes just eight days after UFO played their
final UK show at London’s Forum Raymond’s death was confirmed by his
life partner Sandra who posted the news on Facebook writing with a desperate and
broken heart fully in tears and pains that feel like they will kill me I have
to tell you that my most beautiful and beloved darling Paul Raymond has passed
away today the doctors were trying to reanimate him and with success at first
but then his system shut down again and there was nothing more they could do for
him he died of a heart attack he absolutely enjoyed the last couple of
weeks touring with UFO in the UK and Ireland and he was looking forward to
the rest of this year’s tour I will always love him and I hope he will rest
in peace until I’ll see him again on the other side I love you so much Paul Paul
Raymond first joined UFO in 1976 and played on the classic albums lights-out
obsession and no place to run and on the legendary live album strangers in the
night with four different stints in the band he had been a regular fixture in
the lineup since 2003 previously Raymond had replaced Christine McVie and chicken
shack after she left to join Fleetwood Mac and was also a member of Savoy Brown
he also played with former UFO guitarist Michael Schenker in msg and with another
UFO veteran Pete way in wasted way posted on Facebook I’ve just heard the
sad news of Paul Raymond’s passing I won’t pretend that we were always the
best of friends but I am completely shattered to hear this my sincere
condolences go out to his family particularly Sandra I’m gonna miss you
mate sleep tight on Twitter Saxon posted we
are shocked and saddened to hear the news of our
friend and touring mate Paul Raymond of UFOs sudden passing today rip Paul DJ
Eddie trunk tweeted shocked and saddened to wake up to the news just now that
Paul Raymond of it UFO underscore rock band has passed away
Paul was a great guy great musician and part of the bands current and classic
era Rick Paul UFOs final shows will not be the same without him UFO have a
series of European festival dates lined up in June and July with a US tour in
October and a final show booked on 2020s rock legends cruise which departs from
Fort Lauderdale Florida in February you

Comments

(7 Comments)

  • Delicious Mind Garden

    RIP Paul Raymond

  • ecky1965

    I'm sad.

  • metalmanalishi

    A musicians musician . Thanx for the sonic waves Paul Raymond .

  • Cary White

    R.I.P Paul Raymond. I was privileged to see UFO just a couple of years ago in San Diego. A musician's musician, he was the backbone of their sound with his awesome keyboard riffs and rock steady rhythm guitar sound.

  • Richard Keeler

    RIP PAUL another musician lost keep rockin my friend

  • Tim Penfield

    GOODBYE. OLD FRIEND, AND THANK U,

  • ward Last

    man its not the same now !! iv been a ufo fan since the beginning!! rip and thanks for the music !! you r great !!!!!

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