Jet Harris

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Birthday
6, 1939
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 18, 2011 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1939
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 18, 2011 (71)

About

He played bass for The Shadows until April 1962 when he began his career as a solo artist.

Before Fame

He played clarinet as a teenager and later built a four-string double bass that he played with a local jazz group.

Trivia

He was awarded with the Fender Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998 for helping to make the bass guitar popular in Britain.

Family Life

He was the only child of Bill and Winifred Harris.

Associated With

He played in bands with Cliff Richards in the late 1950s.

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