Tom Evans

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Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 1983 (36)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 1983 (36)

About

Famous as a vocalist, guitarist, and bassist with the English rock band Badfinger, he is also remembered for his work as a songwriter. Most notably, he wrote the Badfinger hits 'Maybe Tomorrow' and 'Hold On,' as well as the Harry Nilsson single 'Without You.'

Before Fame

He first performed with The Iveys in August of 1967 at Crawley, England's Starlite Ballroom.

Trivia

Tragically, suffering from depression and deeply affected by the earlier suicide of his Badfinger bandmate Pete Ham, the thirty-six-year-old Evans ended his own life.

Family Life

He grew up in Liverpool, England. His marriage to Marianne Evans produced a son named Stephen.

Associated With

He contributed as a backing vocalist to Ringo Starr's 1971 single "It Don't Come Easy."