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Original BON JOVI Bassist ALEC JOHN SUCH Dead At 70

Authentic BON JOVI bassist Alec John Such has died on the age of 70.

The information of Alec‘s passing was damaged by BON JOVI chief Jon Bon Jovi who took to his social media earlier as we speak (Sunday, June 5) to put in writing: “We’re heartbroken to listen to the information of the passing of our pricey pal Alec John Such. He was an unique. As a founding member of BON JOVI, Alec was integral to the formation of the band. … To be trustworthy, we discovered our method to one another through him — He was a childhood pal of Tico [Torres] and introduced Richie [Sambora] to see us carry out. Alec was at all times wild and vigorous. Immediately these particular reminiscences convey a smile to my face and a tear to my eye. We are going to miss him dearly.”

John Such, who additionally performed in an earlier band with Sambora, THE MESSAGE, earlier than finally becoming a member of BON JOVI, remained within the latter group till his departure in 1994. He was changed by bassist Hugh McDonald, who turned an official member of the band in 2016.

“After I was 43, I began to get burned out,” John Such informed The Asbury Park Press in 2000. “It felt like work, and I did not need to work. The explanation I received right into a band to start with is as a result of I did not need to work.”

John Such was inducted into the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame in 2018 together with the remainder of the unique BON JOVI band. On the time, he stated in his acceptance speech: “When Jon Bon Jovi referred to as me up and requested me to be in his band a few years in the past, I quickly realized how critical he was and he had a imaginative and prescient that he needed to convey us to, and I’m too completely happy to have been part of that imaginative and prescient.”

He continued: “These guys are the very best. We had so many nice occasions collectively and we would not be right here if it wasn’t for these guys. Love them to loss of life and at all times will.”

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