Classic Rock



“Words fail me. The Cockney Rebel has leftus. I loved you and admired you, Steve,and always will.”

Sir Rod Stewart

“Cockney Rebel were awesome, their first two albums were perfection, and then ComeUp And See Me took Harley to the mainstream. We were so lucky to have himguest on our version of that song. Themoment Steve entered the room was truly chilling.”

John Taylor, Duran Duran

“Goodnight Steve. Judy Teen has always been one of my very favourite songs.” Ginger Wildheart

“Rememberin­g the songs and a memorable tour in the US. Condolence­s to Steve’s family.”

Ray Davies

“Steve Harley was a true ‘working musician’. He toured until he could tour no more, playing his songs for fans old and new. Our songs live on longer than we ever can.” Midge Ure

“I always considered Steve Harley a partially unknown treasure of British rock‘n’roll music. Probably because he was profoundly different from anyone else and that is his intellect and his lyricism put you on trial.” Michael Des Barres

“Another friend and contempora­ry has died. Steve was a generous supporter of our Rock Against Cancer festivals. The music he created will live forever.”

Andy Scott, Sweet

“Sebastian introduced me to ‘proper’ music on Luxembourg Radio on holiday in Prestatyn in 1973. Steve you were my favourite songwriter. You made me smile. God bless.” Peter Hook

“The world has lost an extraordin­ary artist. Having had the privilege to perform alongside Steve, I witnessed the depth andsoul he brought to music. His heart shone through.”

Former David Bowie pianist Mike Garson

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