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Mick Green

Mick Green

(1944 – 2010)

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Mick Green

Mick Green
(1944 – 2010)

In memory of

Mick Green

(1944 – 2010)
About Mick
This is a memorial to Mick Green who was an English rock and roll guitarist. He is best known playing with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates and Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas.
He was born Michael Robert Green, in Matlock, Derbyshire. Mick Green began his career playing with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates in the early 1960s, then joined Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas in 1964. His ability to play lead and rhythm guitar simultaneously influenced a number of British guitarists to follow, including Pete Townshend and Wilko Johnson, the original guitarist for Dr. Feelgood. Mick Green's song "Oyeh!" was on Dr. Feelgood's debut album, Down by the Jetty; and a song he co-wrote, "Going Back Home" appeared on Dr. Feelgood's 1975
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Malpractice and the live album, Stupidity (1976).
Mick Green was also a member of the band, Shanghai, who released two albums, in 1974 and 1976, and supported Status Quo on their Blue for You tour.
In the 1980s and 1990s Mick played with, amongst others, Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison and Paul McCartney, as well as playing with The Pirates with whom he continued to gig well into the 2000s. His other notable gigs included playing guitar for Van Morrison on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival in 2005, and Paul McCartney at his return to the Cavern Club in support of the latter's Run Devil Run album in 1999.
Mick died on the 11th January 2010, at the age of 65. This is a tribute to Mick Green to
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honour his life and his achievements. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 22nd Jan 2010
Krissi Kernot
wrote:
Diamonds are forever.
Remembrance Messages
On 15th Jan 2010
Carl Burton
wrote:
Your music gave me a lot of pleasure. Rest in peace.
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Mick Green

This is a memorial to Mick Green who was an English rock and roll guitarist. He is best known playing with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates and Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas.
He was born Michael Robert Green, in Matlock, Derbyshire. Mick Green began his career playing with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates in the early 1960s, then joined Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas in 1964. His ability to play lead and rhythm guitar simultaneously influenced a number of British guitarists to follow, including Pete Townshend and Wilko Johnson, the original guitarist for Dr. Feelgood. Mick Green's song "Oyeh!" was on Dr. Feelgood's debut album, Down by the Jetty; and a song he co-wrote, "Going Back Home" appeared on Dr. Feelgood's 1975...

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Rest in peace Mick
I first met Mick at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Mick
My fondest memory of Mick was ****
Mick used to really enjoy ****
What I will miss the most about Mick is ****
Mick inspired me to ****
Mick changed my life by ****
If I had to sum up what Mick meant to me it would be ****
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