British pop star Freddie Garrity, former lead singer with 1960s band Freddie and the Dreamers, has died at the age of 69.
Garrity died on Friday in hospital in North Wales, his agent said on Saturday.
His five-piece band had hits in Britain and the United States with "I'm Telling You Now" and "You Were Made For Me."
Garrity, who lived in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, was on holiday with his wife Christine when he was taken to hospital.
He had been suffering from emphysema for several years and had been unable to work since 2001.
Saturday, May 20, 2006
FREDDIE GARRITY, 69
Mayor Dan gets the point in our continuing game of Breaking News Of The Dead. CNN reports:
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