British blues guitarist Alvin Lee dies aged 68; family

Friday, 08 March 2013 - 8:36

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British guitarist Alvin Lee, best known for his performance with the band Ten Years After at the famous Woodstock festival had died aged 68.

A statement on Lee's official website explained that the Nottingham-born rocker died after suffering complications during routine surgery.

Lee worked with The Beatles' George Harrison, and The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood during a 50-year career, which hit its peak at the 1969 era-defining festival.