Bassist who played throughout the 1970s with Uriah Heep, as well as with The Spiders from Mars.
He played the cornet before joining his first band, The Rats.
He produced Uriah Heep's 1991 album Different World.
He and his wife Sheila had a son named Ashley.
He began sharing the stage with Uriah Heep guitarist Mick Box in 1977.