Thursday, October 31, 2013

Those Who Served: Gypie Mayo 1951-2013

Gypie Mayo (born John Phillip Cawthra) was a hot shot guitarist best known for his work with British band Dr. Feelgood with whom he played from 1977 until 1981. This band cranked out high energy pub rock and even scored some hit singles back in the day including the catchy rocker Milk and Alcohol. From 1996 until 2004, Gypie served time with the reformed Yardbirds playing numerous shows and even doing a bit of recording. It was reported that he had been ill for some time before his passing but as of now, no official cause of death has been announced. Rest in peace.      

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