"He was much loved by all of us": Kinks and Zombies bassist Jim Rodford, dead at 76


Jim Rodford, who throughout the course of a long, successful career served as bassist for The Kinks, Argent and Zombies, passed away on Saturday January 20. Rodford’s cousin and fellow Zombies member Rod Argent confirmed the news in a Facebook post, stating that the bassist died following a “fall on the stairs.”

Argent continued to say that “more details are not yet known about the exact cause of death” before praising Rodford as a “magnificent” bassist.

You can read the full statement here.

Further tributes from across the music industry have started to pour in.








For more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to receive our daily Morning Briefing newsletter

subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...