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Mel Pritchard

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born on 20/1/1948 in Oldham, England, United Kingdom

died on 28/1/2004 in United Kingdom

Mel Pritchard

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Melvyn Paul "Mel" Pritchard (20 January 1948 – 28 January 2004[1]) was the drummer with the British progressive rock band, Barclay James Harvest.


Pritchard was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He played with Barclay James Harvest throughout their career and following the band's split, worked with Les Holroyd in his spin-off band, 'Barclay James Harvest featuring Les Holroyd'.

Pritchard died in his sleep, at home in Greenfield, Greater Manchester, of a heart attack in 2004, at the age of 56.[2]


  1. ^ – accessed August 2009
  2. ^ Nick Talevski (2010). Rock Obituaries - Knocking On Heaven's Door. Omnibus Press. pp. 524 – Mel Pritchard. ISBN 978-0-85712-117-2. Retrieved 30 June 2015. 

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