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Vince Lovegrove

Vince Lovegrove Family Releases Statement

by Paul Cashmere on March 26, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

The family of Vince Lovegrove has released the following statement following Vince’s tragic death in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Vince Lovegrove

Vince Lovegrove

Vince died in a car accident in the early hours of Saturday.

The statement reads:

“Daughters Holly & Lilli, grandsons Marlon & Arlo wish to thank everyone for their condolences at the loss of our beautiful fatherVince.

“A private funeral is proposed and a public memorial will be held in Sydney at date to be advised

“Please respect our privacy in our time of sorrow.”

Earlier story

64-year old Lovegrove was one of Australian Music’s founders. In his decades in the biz, Vince was an artist, manager, writer and producer.

In his early days in the 60s, he fronted the band The Valentines with Bon Scott who he later introduced to AC/DC. He managed Divinyls, tour managed Jimmy Barnes but his life had a tragic side.

His wife Suzi Sidewinder contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion in 1987. Her death and the death of their son Troy inspired Vince to produce the documentary ‘Suzi’s Story’ to raise awareness that AIDS was not just a gay disease.

Watch this historic video featuring Vince Lovegrove and Bon Scott in The Valentines singing ‘Build Me Up Buttercup’.

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