Yesterday it was reported that UFO's guitarist Paul Raymond had suffered a heart attack and was pronounced dead at the age of 73.
Blabbermouth reported that his wife Sandra broke the news on Facebook:
With a desperate and broken heart, fully in tears and pains that feel like they will kill me, I have to tell you that my most beautiful and beloved darling Paul Raymond has passed away today. The doctors we're trying to reanimate him and with success at first but then his system shot down again and there was nothing more they could do for him, he died of a heart attack.
"He absolutely enjoyed the last couple of weeks touring with UFO in the UK & Ireland and he was looking forward to the rest of this year's tour.
"This photo was taken last Wednesday when we checked out of our last hotel before coming back to Germany!
"I will always love him and I hope he will rest in piece until I'll see him again on the other side!!!
"I love you so much Paul"
The Band posted on their twitter:
"Today we are too shell-shocked to write anything other than to share Sandra's post at the link. Here is a photo of Paul at his last ever show, at the O2 Forum in London on 5th April. R.I.P Paul"
Today we are too shell-shocked to write anything other than to share Sandra's post at the link below.https://t.co/1dCZiv2Ltu…/a.5920441042297…/1759124950854961— Official UFO (@UFO_rockband) April 13, 2019
Here is a photo of Paul at his last ever show, at the O2 Forum in London on 5th April. R.I.P. Paul pic.twitter.com/EnAk3Cew86
Paul has been apart of UFO since 1976 where he was originally hired to replace former Keyboardist, Danny Peryonel. Since then, Raymond has appeared on over a dozen of UFO's album including classics such as "Lights Out" and "Strangers in the Night".
We at Rock Lifestyle UK are saddened by this news, our hearts go out to the family and friends of Paul Raymond and may his music live on forever.
Here is some footage of UFO live with Paul Raymond on guitar (2019):
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