Rick Grech

He was the unmistakable voice of “Rock ‘n’ Roll Stew.” The late Richard Roman Grech was a major presence on the British music scene of the late 1960s – 70s, plying his craft with a Fender Jazz and a wad of foam strategically placed in proximity to the bridge to render a partially muted resonance akin to an upright

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Rick, who also doubled on violin, anchored a who's who of Brit rock royalty: Family, Blind Faith, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane, Eddie Harris, Jim Capaldi, the Bee Gees, and the KGB band with Mike Bloomfield and Carmine Appice. Among Rick's finest works included his tenure in Traffic for Welcome to the Canteen and Low Spark of High Heeled Boys - both released in 1971. 

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