PUBLISHED: 12:32, Wed, Sep 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:54, Wed, Sep 2, 2020
Bay City Rollers singer Ian Mitchell has died aged 62 (Image: GETTY)
Bay City Rollers announced the news of Ian Mitchell’s death on their Facebook page today. They wrote: “We are deeply saddened by the news of Ian Mitchell's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Wendy, their family and friends.”
We are deeply saddened by the news of Ian Mitchell's death.
Bay City Rollers
Ian's cause of death is yet to be confirmed.
Stuart Wood, the band's former guitarist, paid tribute to the late star on the social networking site.
He wrote: "Very sad, sad news about Ian Mitchell.
"We’d like to send our love and condolences to [his wife] Wendy and all Ian’s family and friends.”
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Ian Mitchell dead: Bay City Rollers confirmed the news of his death on Facebook (Image: GETTY)
Ian Mitchell rose to fame in the Bay City Rollers (Image: GETTY)
“You are in our hearts.I have many fond memories of Ian not only in the BCR days but also when we played together in the 80’s with The Passengers.
"Great guys and great days! You will sorely be missed Ian.”
The singer joined the band aged 17 as Alan Longmuir’s replacement.
While a member of the Bay City Rollers, he recorded one album, Dedication, in 1976.