Rod Stewart’s Long Time Guitarist Robin Le Mesurier Dead At 68

Rod Stewart’s Long Time Guitarist Robin Le Mesurier Dead At 68 | Society Of Rock Videos

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Robin Le Mesurier, known for being the guitarist associated with artists such as Rod Stewart, has died at the age of 68. Days before Christmas, Robin has passed away on December 21 after battling cancer.

In 1973, Le Mesurier’s debut with his band The Reign. After being disbanded, he started serving as the guitarist for the iconic pop-rock band The Wombles and bounced to playing for artists like Elton John, Jeff Beck, Cat Stevens, and Johnny Hallyday throughout his legendary career.

In 1977, Le Mesurier then worked as a session guitarist and toured with Air Supply which opened for Stewart. After meeting each other, the two began performing together.

According to Express, Stewart shared in the book,

“Robin has an unforgettable stage presence,”

“Over the years I’ve had some wonderful musicians and bands but I also always wanted mates – someone I could sit in a bar with, fall down with and even confide in. Robin has all these qualities and more. Like myself, he was born to be a rocker.”

Le Mesurier also left us with his words,

“Rock guitarists never retire,”

“It’s just the love of playing and being in front of an audience. I still get a massive buzz when I go on stage. There’s nothing like it in the world. I wake up every morning and think, ‘Wow, still here.’ I will keep playing until I can’t do it anymore.”

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