John Frederick Spinks (Londres, 27 de noviembre de 1953 - Kent, 9 de julio de 2014) fue un músico inglés, mejor conocido por ser el guitarrista y compositor de la banda The Outfield. Spinks, Tony Lewis , y Alan Jackman tocaron juntos por primera vez en la década de 1970 en la banda Sirius B .
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John Frederick Spinks (28 November 1953 − 9 July 2014) was an English musician and songwriter. He was best known as the guitarist and songwriter for The Outfield. Early life and career. John Spinks was born on the East End of London in November 1953. Spinks, Tony Lewis, and Alan Jackman first played together in the 1970s band Sirius B.
10 de jul. de 2014 · John Spinks, quién interpretó el riff de guitarra en el éxito del grupo The Outfield “Your Love” de 1986, falleció tras una larga batalla contra el cáncer de hígado a la edad de 60 años. “Con coraje batalló la enfermedad hasta el final. Nos tranquiliza saber que murió en paz y sin dolor” manifestó un comunicado en la página del grupo en Facebook.
El 9 de julio de 2014, la página oficial de The Outfield informó que John Spinks, el guitarrista principal de la banda, falleció a los 60 años después de una larga lucha contra el cáncer. El 20 de octubre de 2020 Tony Lewis falleció a los 62 años en su residencia de Londres. 8 Miembros Tony Lewis – (1984-2020) John Spinks – (1984-2014)
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Formation and commercial success
Bassist/singer Tony Lewis, guitarist/keyboardist and songwriter John Spinks and drummer Alan Jackman played together in the late 1970s in a straightforward power pop band called Sirius B. After rehearsing for about six months and playing several gigs, their style did not match the punk rock that was surging in popularity in England and they broke up. Several years afterward, the three gathered back together in London's East End under the name the Baseball Boys. They performed in and around En...
Their debut album, Play Deep produced by William Wittman, was issued in 1985 and was a success. The album reached triple platinum sales status and the top 10 in the US album charts; it also featured a top 10 single entry with "Your Love", which peaked at No. 6. It went on to be featured in a number of 80s-themed compilation albums, and over 1,000 covers and remixes by other artists have been released physically and/or online. The band toured extensively, opening for Journey and Starship. Spin...
1987 saw the release of their second album, Bangin'. This album did not achieve the acclaim of Play Deep, but it did spawn a top 40 single, "Since You've Been Gone" (not to be confused with the 1970s Rainbow and Head East hit of the same name), which also hit No. 11 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart. Furthermore, they had a minor radio/MTV hit with "No Surrender". The album sold reasonably well and was certified gold in the United States. A US summer tour opening for Night Rangerfo...
The Outfield were considered a pop rock, power pop, or a new wave group. Annelise Wamsley of the Tampa Bay Times described the band's style in 1987: "the Outfield specializes in what you could call an early '80s American Sound. It's music by recipe: You to take hyper-macho hard rock and tone it down so it will appeal to the over-17 set. You need a ...
Final known lineup
1. Tony Lewis – vocals, bass guitar (1984–2014; died 2020) 2. John Spinks – guitar, keyboards, vocals(1984–2014; died 2014) 3. Alan Jackman – drums, percussion (1984–1989, 2009–2014)
1. Simon Dawson – drums (1989–2009)
1. Playing the Field(1992) 2. Big Innings: The Best of The Outfield(1996) 3. Super Hits(1998) 4. Demo and Rarities(2010) 5. Playlist: The Very Best of The Outfield(2011) 6. The Baseball Boys: Early Demos and Rare Tracks(2020) 7. Final Innings(2021)
1. Live in Brazil(2001) 2. The Outfield Live(2005)
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9 de jul. de 2014 · John Spinks, guitarist and songwriter for British pop rock trio The Outfield, died Wednesday following a fight with liver cancer. He was 60. The Outfield charted eight Billboard Hot 100 hits in...
John Spinks puede referirse a: John Spinks Presidente de la universidad de Saskatchewan. John Spinks , compositor y músico Inglés, miembro del grupo The Outfield.