Roye Albrighton, British rock guitarist and singer, Died at 67


Roye Albrighton was born on February 6, 1949, and died on July 26, 2016.

He was a British rock guitarist and singer.

The band formed in 1969, with members included Englishmen Roye Albrighton on guitars and vocals, Allan “Taff” Freeman on keyboards, Derek “Mo” Moore on bass, Ron Howden on drums, and Mick Brockett on lights and special effects.

The band ‘Nektar’ (German for Nectar) is a 1970s English progressive rock band originally based in Germany.

There first albums Journey to the Centre of the Eye, A Tab in the Ocean, and …Sounds Like This were obscure psychedelic rock albums that won the band a growing cult following, based largely on word of mouth.

Those albums were the first Nektar album to be released in the U.S., on the small Passport Records label.

The band second U.S. release, Remember the Future (1973), propelled the band briefly into mass popularity.

Roye Albrighton passed away at 67 years old.