Remembering Clive Shakespeare

The famous band logo first appeared on the 197...

Australian guitarist Clive Shakespeare passed away on February 15.  He was 62.  Born in England, he had moved to Australia with his family in 1949.  He will be best remembered as the lead guitarist for the band Sherbet.  You may remember this hit from 1975.

Summer Love

The band also made some chart noise with this tune.  It reached #4 in the UK and #61 in the USA.


He left the band prior to Howzat, but joined with them on several reunion tours.

About John

I enjoy travel, sports, music (a dedicated site at and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of travel posts, pictures and our videos as well as a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Albertan

Posted on February 18, 2012, in Australia, Classic Rock, Live Music, Remembering and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Ah, videos of 70s performances…
    Never really listened to Sherbet before.

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