The Drifters | Hank Marvin | Welch and Farrar Marvin | Cliff Richard and the Shadows | The Shadows
Did You Know?
Was offered an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to Music. Though honoured to be recommeded for the award, he decided not to accept it for "personal and private reasons". His bandmates from The Shadows, drummer Brian Bennett and rhythm guitarist Bruce Welch, both accepted their OBEs.