Ken Whaley has died. The Rock music bass guitar play was just sixty six years old on May 8, 2103. He had been known for a founding member of Help Yourself and Ducks Delux. The sad news came to light of his passing last week, may 15, 2013 after it had been confirmed by editors of a local British newspaper Whaley worked for.
He also had a second career as a journalist at the London’s Islington Gazette, where he was a sub-editor until 1992. He had also continued to play with The Green Ray until last year, 2012 when he stepped away from the spotlight because of lung cancer. His former manager John Eichler has paid tribute to the star, insisting:
”I always felt he was a man out of time; his sensibilities were from an earlier age. He was a truly gentle man. We worked, lived and laughed together for many wonderful years and he leaves a b**ody great hole in my heart.”