Sweet, Alvin Stardust etc, were part of an unpretentious, "music for fun" movement that was refreshing then and is still refreshing. "Running while black is not probable cause," he said. Gray died on April 19, 2015, days after suffering a severe spinal injury while riding in the back of a police van. All I can say is what a great loss to music. I shall miss him greatly. They formed in 1968 and won a national talent contest which brought them to prominence. The series is about a group of exorcists called the Black Order, who use an array of mystical weapons powered by "Innocence" to defend the world against the Noah family. He was up there with the other 70s Glam Rock 'stars and will be sorely missed.Trevor, Gloucestershire, UK, Without Les it will certainly be lonely this Christmas. RIP Les & thanks for the memories!Caroline Buggea, Nuneaton, Warks, Les has now joined Marc Bolan, the Sweet's Brian Connolly and the Glitter Band's Gerry Shepherd in Glam Rock Heaven. And Meredith wouldn't be the heroine we root for if she wasn't such a survivor. When she turned seven, her parents threw her a surprise party, which she always remembered as one of her best birthdays. A comment that has held firm with me always. Geoff Stacey, Bromley, Kent, I remember going to Mud concerts and dancing to Tiger Feet at discos. Gray died of a severe spinal injury on April 19, one week after being arrested by police following a foot chase in his neighborhood. Kevin Connolly, Belfast, Ireland, I was a 70s kid (I still am at heart) I still listen to my Mud Rock 1 + 2 albums (on vinyl). It was the only time I ever saw people dancing on the tables. Many fans assumed that she is dead, but she is still alive. Singles such as Oh Boy and Lean On Me displayed this variety. How did he die? Ms Mosby said that it was actually a legal knife and therefore did not justify arrest. It also said that Gray "was arrested without force or incident". ... but he did haunt the halls of Grey Sloan one more time on the Day of the Dead. Stuart Jebbitt, So sorry to hear the sad news. That's how I'm going to remember him.Alex, Widnes, UK, Being from the USA it was very hard to find anything by Mud. I didn't dear reveal my enjoyment of the band to my peers. He told us afterwards it was one of the best gigs he has done in a long while. I was in my teens and songs like Tiger Feet, Dynamite, The Cat Crept In and Running Bear will always be among my top tracks. In early days, most of the protests were calm. After five seasons, the heart surgeon (the same one who was nicknamed "007" after being the first intern to mess up — get it, a "license to kill"?) The band consisted of Gray, drummer Dave Mount, Ray Stiles on bass and Rob Davis on guitar. "I know that when Mr Gray was placed inside that van, he was able to talk, he was upset," Mr Rodriguez said. Andrea Meany, Aberdeen, Scotland. Happy Memories. She said that Gray had asked for medical help and complained of trouble breathing. Part of my childhood has died as a result of Les's untimely demise Paul mc kenna, Belfast. Very sad at the news.Rilla, Worcester, UK. Indeed it was played recently at a birthday party and I enjoyed reliving my youth on the dance floor. The officers then stopped to pick up another suspect in a separate case while on the way to the police station. "And when Mr Gray was taken out of that van he could not talk and he could not breathe.". Lexie was the daughter of Thatcher Grey and his second wife, Susan. I would like to send my condolences to his family. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has also stated that it is not clear why Gray was stopped by the officers as there "is no law against running". Les and the guys provided great entertainment and Les never lost his enthusiasm for performing. Did that really just happen on Grey’s Anatomy? also i really like ultear so i don't want her to die saving gray. RIP Les and thank you for some great parties and loads of memoriesMike, Ipswich. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A police officer has been acquitted in relation to the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died in hospital from spinal injuries a week after police took him into custody. Great guy. I remember seeing Mud perform at a pub in Brentford, West London) around 1981. Doctors wanted to remove Gray's voicebox as part of his treatment, but he opted for chemotherapy instead in an effort to save his voice and career. Biden to be sworn in as Trump leaves White House, US: China 'committed genocide against Uighurs', Women ending silence of sport abuse shake Greece, .css-1snjdh1-IconContainer{display:none;height:0.875em;width:0.875em;vertical-align:-0.0625em;margin-right:0.25em;}Cycling around the world with cancer. greatly missed, but will leave such brilliant memories. Mud were a great band to secretly admire as an avowed heavy metal fan. Gray's most prominent feature is his spiky black-colored hair. A large part of the wreckage landed on top of her, and she died of her injuries before help could find them. England, The so-called pop bands of today should be made to watch the master showman at work - we'll miss you Les. The attitude then was that life was fun and enjoyable. She was a latecomer to Meredith Grey’s life … Thanks for the good memories. Read about our approach to external linking. Like many popular anime and JRPGs from the era, D. Gray-man has a decidedly religious undertone to its premise, though its use of Judeo-Christian theology is loose at best. It was amusing for me in as much as it was the only time I've been to a gig and witnessed the phenomenon of screaming teenage girls. I'm sorry to hear of his loss and so the rest of the 3000 18plusers crowd at the concertAndy Major, Rochester, Kent, I remember when I was aged 7 and my sister 5, doing the Tiger Feet dance and eating jam sandwiches in the living room of our parents' council maisonette for several Sunday evenings in early '74 while listening to the Top 20 (as it was then) Chart Show. Ms Mosby said his arms had been handcuffed behind his back and that his requests for his inhaler had been ignored. Here are all the 'Grey's Anatomy' cast members whose characters have died over the years, including Derek Shepherd, Mark Sloan, George O'Malley, Lexie Grey, and more. I think Mud were in a different league to Slade, Sweet etc, being more varied on their single output. Gray was due to take part in a concert in Scotland including Alvin Stardust, I thought they were great and he was one of the original frontmen of the time. 17,029 pages were read in the last minute. Jennifer Grey's career in mainstream TV and film is one of ups and downs, but the reason for this - in her own words - can't necessarily be traced to the mercurial nature of Hollywood. Lexie Grey (Season 8, Episode 24) As the first to die from the plane crash, Lexie Grey deserved better. EASTENDERS’ Chantelle Atkins met a tragic end as Gray pushed her onto an upturned knife in the dishwasher as she tried to leave him – and watched her slowly die. I had a large poster of mud on my bedroom wall.  |  Billy Murphy, a lawyer hired by the Gray family agrees. Les Gray was a good man, sympathies should be sent to his family and friends.Paul, Dalston, London. But hysteria aside, Mud were faultless and very professional, with their flamboyant and brilliant guitarist. I don't think anyone could claim that Mud were one of the greats but they never harmed anyone. "It will now be a fitting tribute to a very popular star," she added. Jane Grey’s grandmother was Mary Tudor, Queen of France and younger sister of England’s King Henry VIII. Thanks Les and the rest of Mud.Andrew James, Mold, North Wales. Equal to any of the other Glam Rock bands of that era they were always my best kept Glam Rock secret because no one over here had ever heard of them. Why has South Africa not started vaccinating? 2000+ people just loving every minute of a great performance. I remember 'Tiger Feet' from school discos in the 70s with great fondness. Just keep the feet tapping wherever you are. Born into a prosperous but David , London, As a kid who grew up in the 70s, Mud were not only responsible for their catchy pop tunes, but also for helping us cross the road safely - anyone else remember the "Stop, Look & Listen" public information film featuring Les?Nigel Slater, UK, It'll be lonely this Christmas without him, He was our ElvisChristie, Luton, My Mud collection will be played loud and proud tonight in tribute. I met Les Gray once, 27 years ago, while on work experience with a newspaper. so since she likes gray, i don't want him to die! Someone who will be greatly missed and who's music will never be copied or replaced.Steve Daglish, Swindon.Wilts. I loved Mud as a kid and later played in bands on the 70's circuit when sometimes Mud were on the same bill. however, i did read the last chapter! Henry’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, did not bear him a surviving son but only a daughter, Mary, born in 1516 (the year before Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Castle door). 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Thanks for all the fun, we shall miss you very much.Phillip Anderton, Poole, Dorset, A very sad day indeed. There songs bring back so many memories of my school days in Scotland. Tiger Feet went on to become the biggest-selling single of 1974, while their last chart hit was Lean On Me in 1976. Although his literary output was slight, he was the dominant poetic figure in the mid-18th century and a precursor of the Romantic movement. Grey's wouldn't be the show it is without the drama. Of course, her friends down on the ground couldn’t see that and assumed she had died. I had the pleasure of meeting Les and the rest of Mud at a concert one Easter with another youth organisation in the 80s. Late Mud singer Les Gray, was a star in the 70s. also he died saving her which is a reason for her to blame herself, plus the story will be completely ruined if he died. Ms Mosby called the stop "grossly negligent". Les and the boys have given me much pleasure since and though Les, a great frontman, has clearly been very unwell in recent times, his legacy of pure, unadulterated fun, and living the rock and roll lifestyle to the full in the 1970's will live with me and other die-hard fans forever. You were Dyna-mite ! S. Spence-Richards, London, UK, Thanks for the memories. A telling feature of their success is the number of folk who can recall the lyrics of their songs. No contest.Mark, Enfield, England, So sorry to hear of Les dying I was a huge fan of mud. Donald Trump issues pardons and commutations for more than 140 people in his final hours as president. It said, citing medical experts, that the force would be similar to that of "the impact from a car accident". Thanks to Les and Co for the happy memories; it certainly will be "Lonely This Christmas" without them !MB, UK, This is a sad day - Mud broke the mould. Mud scored a trio of number ones in the mid-70s with Lonely This Christmas, Tiger Feet and Oh Boy. Some viewers are … The officers later failed to get medical help even though Gray requested it repeatedly, Ms Mosby said. Mud were 'it' for so many of us during the 70's - I've still got all their records and can still remember all the dance routines - not that they were ever very difficult! She was very popular in high school, h… We will all be lonely this Christmas without him...Ross, Cheam, UK, Tiger feet was one of the great songs of our heyday. Grey … Longtime fans of the show know that showrunner Shonda Rhimes has never been afraid to write off a character, whether it be a case-of-the-week patient or a leading doctor. The National Guard was dispatched in an attempt to restore control and the mayor ordered a curfew between the hours of 2200 and 0500. Thanks mate!Ian, Providence, USA, One of the 70s icons who gave so much pleasure with such great music to so many people. Mr Murphy said that Gray's "spine was 80% severed at his neck". Condolences to his family and friends. Grey's Anatomy threw us all for a loop with the first half of season 17, but there's one question that is still on our minds: what's going on with Meredith Grey? Richard Young, Cambridge, UK, An icon of the times. VideoBiden's Iran nuclear challenge, French students protest at Covid mental health toll. Oh bliss. The Glam was in their earlier hits but they also tackled cover versions in credible form. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Rest In Peace Les, thank for the memories. I will treasure my Mud records even more now.Val, Bristol, A very sad day for Glam Rockers everywhere, Les and Mud He will be sadly missed.Fiona , Palma de Mallorca - Spain, Thanks for the memories Les. Keep scrolling to see all the times Meredith Grey beat death! George had one of the more traumatic deaths on Grey's. We were all so proud of Les and his music. While the van was en route to the police station, officers put Gray in leg irons after an officer determined that he became "irate". It's a sad loss of one of the 70s top stars.Mike, Kent, UK. Michael Kelly , Belfast, He gave us much joy and happiness through his songs. For me they were golden years and Les now follows those other 70s great like Marc Bolan, Ray Connelly (Sweet). I bought their singles years after the hits stopped, only recently found Lonely This Christmas in a picture sleeve. I really liked his voice, and they where a super group. Officer Miller's document says that Gray "suffered a medical emergency" while he was being transported and that he was "immediately transported to Shock Trauma via medic". He will be sadly missed. Fun, great music.....made my childhood a good time to live through. It is a sad day for music.Simon Smedley, Tameside, 'Tiger Feet' was the first single I ever bought. He was a nice guy and he will be sadly missed. Peter, Berks. I've seen Mud many times over the years and last saw them at Butlins. !Stan Latimer, New Jersey USA, Have just heard the sad news of Mud´s Les Gray´s death. Trump includes ex-aide Bannon in swathe of pardons, Cycling around the world with cancer. He was 65. It's a sad day for music and especially for anyone who can remember the 70s with any fondness. Condolences to his family, Dave, Rob and Ray. Marmalade and Middle of the Road. 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