LONDON (AP) — Kevin Ayers, an influential singer-songwriter who co-founded the band Soft Machine, has died in France, his record label said Thursday. He was 68.
Ayers was an important figure in the British psychedelic movement spearheaded by the Beatles in the late 1960s. He did not achieve sustained commercial success, but his work is treasured by musicians and many fans.
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"Good bye old friend and thank you very much ...."
– Nick Alderton, Fan,
Mar 09, 2013
"Sad to see Kevin Ayers pass. Seems like just the other day, a friend of mine was handing me a copy of whatevershebringswesing. I followed his music since 1970. R.I.P. Mr. Ayers; you will be sadly missed. Tom, New Hampshire, Feb. 27, 2013."