There will never be another like him. I'll miss him in the world and "I'd love to change the world but what else can I do"....
I had a lit candle but is gone March 110,2013 Linda and Lacey Ludwig
Heaven done called another blues-stringer back home.
And a grossly underrated one at that. RIP, Alvin Lee.
As a fan of 10 Years After/Alvin Lee for over 40 years, I am deeply saddened by the loss of the man and his great talent. May his family and friends find some happiness in knowing that he is remembered throughout the work. Rest in Peace Alvin, we miss you.
In the late 70's I had the privilege of producing a number of ten years after shows at the international amphitheater
In Chicago a real venue of the 70's. Alvin was one of the most genuine good guys during a time when the British Invasion of the us was full of not the nicest kind of people
Alvin was one of the genuine best!! I'll miss his presence on this planet. R.I.P my friend
I was so saddened when I heard the news, taken far toooo soon, I'd like to send my condolences and sympathy to his family and friends, I do not know if he left behind a wife, or children, but I'm sure there were, such a good hearted, fun loving personally, I'd imagine he had shared his life with someone very special, and
children, I can hope there fathers musical talent was carried on, please take the time to grieve, we all do at our own pace. Best wishes to all, I'm very sorry. Mary Pierson, Phoenix, Az
My bnad Truck was the opening act for Alvin and the band on May 31, 1978 at the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin, TX. What a show he put on, and what a night we all had. Ever since I heard him on Woodstock album, I was always a fan. We have lost a legend for sure. RIP brother.
first saw tya in boston on the rock and roll music to the world tour. it was at the boston music hall and to this day it ranks as one of the finest shows i ever saw. the band was probably at the height of their career and alvin blew everyone away. he will be sorely missed.
I first heard Alvin Lee on the TYA Space in Time album. Everything then changed. He was one of the very best.
Good too have been a friend of yours when we were at junior & senior schools.Knew you were something special then.Catch yer later mate.
Thank you Alvin you brought so much richness to my inner being and so much joy to my heart. How you could play so fast to those slow blues was so delicious!! Thank you is all I can say
When I was 14 I went to Hollywood to se see Woodstock at the cinema dome. The happening was relevant and I appreciated the significance of it. But nothing moved me and made my foot start tapping like ten years after with that phenomenal rendition of Going home. He will forever live in my soul as long as I can hear and replay his music. The undead album is in my mind one of the great masterpieces of the time.
Eternal Flame shines forever.
Late but still feeling Both Losses that day.
Lost my mom that day too. Blows my
mind they died same day. John Hembrow
gonna send you something in mail
hope your address is still the same. Alvin really inspired me & still does.
May the god of comfort be a source of strength for your family at this difficult time. 2Corn 1:3, 4. Deepest Sympathy, Sue, Concord, NC
Still haven't quite come to terms with the loss of my all time favorite guitarist/singer/songwriter. The musical world is infinitely smaller with his passing.
The roots of Ten Years After are burried 50,000 miles beneath my brain! While I'm not old enough to have seen them in their glory days, as a student of guitar limits, Alvin Lee was simply the best bar none!
Take note all you youngsters, real guitar slaying is with the frets not on the pick!
ALVIN, YOU DID CHANGE THE WORLD & YOU STARTED IN WOODSTOCK. A LOYAL FAN.
The first time I saw Alvin and TYA was in Chicago in 1972 at the Arie Crown Theater on the "Rock and Roll Music to the World" tour. It was the greatest concert I ever saw. They played two shows in one night. I was at the second show.
Alvin blew us all away.
When it comes to rock and roll Alvin delivered the product.
God bless you Alvin. I hope to see you again.
Another rock great dies.Never missed a TYA concert when they were in town in the 1970,s and loved the music as he kept rockin through the decades.Great guitarist he will be missed.
Alvin's the only one who could kick out the baddest "Goin' Home" that brought even the most insensible to their feet! He will be truly missed.
I had the honor of seeing Alvin 4 times... first was the Aragon in about 1980... of all places 'the Cubby Bear'.... about 1994/95. Back to back shows at House of Blues 1999.... all those shows are tops on my list. For some people it was Hendrix, others it was Page or Eddie.... for me it is Alvin by FAR. Keep on rockin my old friend.
I saw TYA in the at the Filmore east in NYC just months before Woodstock, own all of their Albums, and got a tremendous kick out seeing Alvin & Co. in 1998 at the original Woodstock site (Masgurs' Farm) for Woodstock Revival Concert. Loved Alvin Lee, loved Ten Years After. In 1998, my now 30 year old son, loved seeing him too and enjoyed being in the Mosh pit during their gig on stage. Said it was "the best day of his life"...May Godd Bless You Alvin Lee...RIP. Unfortunately, now perhaps the rock and roll world will realize what a tremendous Talent Alvin was. He should receive the full accolades his deserves, even if it is Posthumously.
rip alvin the master. alway remenber fillmore east shows in 1970
i used to go see him play anywhere i could 20 25 times to learn those lighting licks i feel like ive lost my best freind thanks mr. lee u are and always will be the best r.i.p.
Echo my pals words- it was always sold out and his performsnces- artists like Alvin Lee are once in a lifetime. Prayers for him and his family. Mark Pittsburgh Pa
I saw Alvin many times in Pittsburgh- at the Civic Arena, Stanley Theater, Syria Mosque, Station Square- over last forty years- he always ripped it up and you just knew you were n the presence of one of the greatest guitarist-vocalist-songwriters in the history of rock ' N ' roll. A truly great man who will never be forgotten; thankfully the music lives on . My condolences to his wife and children. Pat Monahan
alvin one and only the best ive played his songs for 40 years never be anyone close to him on guitar thanks alvin u are still the man! randy steinmetz mt. pleasnt texas
,,,My condolences to the Lee family , we lost a great guitarist , and a wonderful human being . Convention Prevention is my all time favorite song ,,I was blessed to see TYA in 1974 , Chicago , God Bless
you are missed Alvin R.I.P. chicago is singing the Bluest Blues for you god blees your family
Alvin's music played a key role in my youth. He was my favorite guitar player. I continued to buy his CDs and really enjoyed how his music and guitar style matured as he got older. I was very shocked and saddened when I learned of his untimely death. He seemed to have alot more music left in his tank. I want to express my condolences to his family and close friends and to tell you how much his music meant to me. RIP Alvin. Your music lives on.
Remembering Ten Years After as one of the influential bands in my youth. Our condolences to Alvin's frinds and family - but know that his music has a permanent influence and gift to posterity. He will live on in our hearts.
Alvin was an awesome guitar player and Who could ever forget that Woodstock performance and walking off the staqge with a whole watermelon slung on his shoulder. I still enjoy Cricklewood Green, Shhhhh, and Stonehenge to this very day. Ten Years After will always rock on. The world will miss Alvin. Live in peace, rest in Peace.
Thank you, Rest in Peace.Your going Home.
Vielen Dank für deine schönen songs
I still love to change the world
My heart is broken I saw Alvin at the Boston music hall listening 2 Ssssh through tears right now 1 of the best albums of all time RIP u will b missed more than words can say
You will always be a legend in my heart. Your guitar was your canvas. What beautiful masterpieces you created... I saw you play so many times, and all I could ever say is wow! RIP. Rock n' Roll forever!
Alvin's light will always shine! We will see him in Eternity through Christ Jesus, our Lord and Saviour.
my heart is broken to hear of this sad news. An absolutely amazing artist.
Sorry to hear such sad news. Rest in peace, brother.
Alvin, You live forever, in our hearts.
You Did Change The World, Alvin! Thank You For The Great Music and Memories!! Will Never Forget Your Woodstock Perfomance....And The Watermelon!!! ROCK ON AND REST IN PEACE!!
I'd love to change the world..... Thanks for the beautiful memories. Rock on my brother.
Thanks for all the great memories and music. I will never forget Woodstock...
You were amazing. Simply amazing. Forever Woodstock!
We lost a grest guitarest.Heaven is rock and rolling now.
Alvin,You went home to early. I'm sure you are playing in front of a very big crowd in heaven. God Bless
May you rest in peace Alvin, and may God comfort your family for their terrible loss. Was so fortunate to see Alvin in Frankfurt Germany in 1972 and 1973. Greatest guitarist ever.
It is comforting to know that Jesus, the Ruler of God's Kingdom, is called the “Prince of Peace,” and he will ensure that “to peace there will be no end.”—Isaiah 9:6, 7.
so sorry for your loss,the Bible tell us that God is opening his and satisfying the desire of every living thing......
You will live on through the ages as a result of your art. Your music will always provoke memories of happy times for me and those of us who were lucky enough to see you perform in person.
Vaya con dios
Reposar en paz
What can you say except he will be missed and his music will live forever.
Alvin lee wow so so sad R.I.P dude let the music flow in heaven I for one will miss your genius???? :(:(:(:(:(:(
I just bought Alvin's latest CD and it was wonderful. I heard Ten Years After on FM radio in the seventies and went right out a bought my first guitar. I can't express how sad the news of his passing was to me. He was my music hero. Goodbye Alvin.
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
Never had the chance to see Alvin play live. My hopes to do so are gone now. However Alvin holds a very special place in my heart and will live on there forever. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Saw him at the Miami Jai alai in the early '70s. What a talent ! Had all his early album too. R.I.P. Alvin.
What great memories you and your music provoke for me and my generation. Because of this....you and your music will live forever.
Rest in peace sir
He may be "Goin' Home " but his music will remain forever in our hearts and souls...
Dear Alvin. Thank you for your unforgetable songs, which are an important part of our life. Peace be with you.....
Now your a legend among legends in rock and roll heaven
See you soon
Loosing a friend and family member at times can be unbearable. Please be encouraged by reading John 6:28,29.
Going home R.I.P Great music thanks
Condolences to all of Alvin's family and many friends. Saw TYA twice in the 70's at the Baltimore Civic Center -- Man, he ROCKED!!! A Space in Time, Cricklewood Green, so much timeless music and great memories. Those strings will never be silent! Welcome Home Alvin!
We've lost what I consider to be the best guitarist on the planet. Got to see Alvin @ Duke University in 1971. Have all his albums. Ssssh & Watt are my favorites. Alvin will be truly missed. RIP in Alvin. We love you.
The world has really lost someone special. I've got The Bluest Blues
One of the best that ever swong an ax!They don't make em! like this any more. Were losing all the great ones!
I had "A space in time" on LP,then on 8-track,followed by cassette and CD,and now on my I-pod.I have listened to this album more than any album I've ever owned.We have lost one of the most soulful people to ever walk the face of the earth.My thoughts and prayers go out to your loved ones,how proud they must be of you.Thank you Alvin!
What else is there to say. Alvin was one that could lift you up in a hurry!! I will always have his music to remind me of the great man he was. Who can forget this, I'm going home by Helicopter will live forever. Rock on Alvin, hope to see you in the next chapter of life.
I've got to much lose, no one can fill my shoes think I'll leave the blues Thanks for the music See you when I get there !!!
He Love to change the World and he did! The Legend will forever live..RIP Alvin!
If there is a Rock 'n' Roll world in Heaven, Alvin you are there!
What a Great Loss to Rock n Roll!! The Legend will live forever!!
One of the greatest rockers ever. He did change the world and that Woodstock performance still gets my adrenaline flowin! Guess he's goin home.
Rock on Alvin.
Rock on brother. You will never know how much you did for me...........
My sincerest condolences to family and loved ones, I am truly sorry for your loss. There are only a few musicians in the world that have been able to reach out and grab me so to speak, Alvin was one of them.
my prayers go out to the family. We have lost a great musician,he will be dadly missed
Shine on Alvin & keep heaven rocking as you did on earth. The world will keep spinning--just a little slower without you.
To the family of Mr.Lee,
Jesus compared death to sleep. Why? because he knew it was as simple as calling one from sleep. However,he knew losing one caused pained. Thus, he himself wept. John10:31,33,34,38-43
Please be comforted by a future hope of a ressurection.
your a legend... bless you heart... RIP
This is the saddest news I have heard in a while. I saw Ten Years After 5 times in the '70s. As far as I am concerned, Alvin Lee is the greatest guitarist that ever played. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, and all his fans across the world. God Bless and Godspeed...
I only got to see Mr. Lee perform live one time at the Spectrum in Philadelphia PA back in the early 70's. I can remember it like it was yesterday. He was one of the greatest guitarists I have ever seen. May he RIP.
This is sad news..I always enjoyed
the music of Alvin Lee. Great guitarist
and musical artist. Got to see him perform years ago at the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin,TX .
Got his album, "Zoom" just a while back...All great,..God rest his soul.
To the Lee Family,Alvin was a great musician and although I never met him,I seemed to identify with him,I will always remember him. God Bless
Im sure your playing guiter with the angels and their harps.
Rock n Roll fans, as I do, will always keep your music in our hearts and ears. Condolences to your family and friends.
Thanks for your great music!!!
I feel I've lost an old friend. Saw Alvin Lee/TYA/TYL/Alvin Lee and Co. about 10 times starting with the Ten Years After Farewell Tour of '75. Four encores: Choo Choo Mama, Sweet Little 16, Roll Over Beethoven, and Baby Won't You Let Me Rock'n Roll You! Awesome! Thanks for the memories Alvin...we will miss you!!!
I was there with a few hundred of my closest friends when he played Woodstock...I'll never forget.Peace and God's speed.
Alvin thank you for makin my teen years special.. awesome guitar riftzz like no other.. RIP
He loved to change the world he did with his music
Another one of our great guitarists gone
The proverbial "hair standing on end". When I'd hear Alvin and the band that was the reaction.God done called, another gitar player back home.
Chuck Johnson, El Segundo CA
I saw 10 Years After in concert in Chicago in the 70's with some Air Force buddies of mine. I will never forget the talent that Alvin possessed. Another "6 string down". RIP Alvin
Saw Ten Years After in 73 in San Antonio,
Alvin was one of the best!
He's goin' home. Don't forget the watermelon. Love you Alvin
The world loses another of it's rock / blues musician. Loved his music, yet it remains in our hearts and memories! He did change the world and left us with the bluest blues!
Godspeed and safe passage to you; peace and understanding for your family. "Though I never met him, I knew him just the same. He was a friend of mine". A friend of us all through his incredible music. Fastest of the fast, rememember Choo Choo Mama from TYA Recorded Live. Rock on Alvin!!
My inspiration all those years ago to grab a guitar and - "Rock On." Thank you!
I grew up with 10 Years After and I loved his style of rock and roll . I saw him several times live including Woodstock in Aug. 1969 . He will be missed ,,, May god bless you Alvin as you blessed the music world .
I haven't felt such a sense of loss since the passing of Lennon and Harrison. A true virtuoso in every sense of the word. He will be sorely missed.
Oh, how I wished you'd come to the US and do another tour! I had met Alvin in Tampa back in the early 70s and was surprised how docile and quiet spoken he could be. After slamming strings at the speed of light, he had a right to be exhausted. Alvin never got the real appreciation from a lot of guitar fans as the radio stations wanted the more comercialized renderings. I would urge any upcoming talent to listen to Cricklewood Green, or the Live album. You'll hear licks in these that never will be found elsewhere. Thanks for the years of great music Alvin. God bless your family!
Hes "Goin Home" Woodstock style.
Alvin, you left us too early. I worship your song on the Isle of Wight album "I can't keep from crying...".....and there are a lot of fans that feel like "crying" with your early departure. I am a HUGE fan of yours since age 12 in the year 1970.
godspeed alvin. priviledged to have shaken your hand in atl in the 70's. you were the best i ever heard! i will miss you, but your music will live forever! prayer's and blessings to your family.
God bless you brother. Loved to watch you rock. You will be missed.
Thank you for all you created.
God knows you gave "Rock and Roll music to the world." By far my favorite guitarist of all time. Rest in peace.
I have had the bluest blues since I heard about Alvin's passing. We must keep rocking to the music he left us, because the fastest guitar in the west will always be the best. Thank you Alvin!
With all the great musicians that I've studied, Alvin Lee was my latest intrigue and on my bucket list to see. May you shine on Alvin Lee ??
ID LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD . ALVIN LEE ENOUGH SAID THANKS .
Life is funny ,skys are sunny, bee's make honey, who need's money,I'D love to change the World!!!
I'm truly sorry to hear of his passing, and though I never met Alvin personally he had quite an effect on my musical pursuits. His legendary appearance at Woodstock will live far beyond this age...so now, ironically, he is finally "Home"...!
One of the best, ever....
May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time in your life. We all yearn for better conditions. It's refreshing to know that God's word speaks of a time when all sorrows will be gone and that mankind will live in beautiful surroundings with nothing to fear.- Isaiah 65:17,21-24 wlll shed lite on this.
My all time favorite . You are missed
I guess as you stated so many times when you sang it. You are "GOING HOME". May you rest in peace
One of the best guitar players that ever lived and my favorite by far. Ten Years After were truly ahead of their time. Bless Mr. Lee's family and may God carry them through this sad time.
Thanks for the tunes and riffs floating in my head forever, going to miss ya.
Ah, yes, Ten Years After, and that solo at Woodstock. Wasn't allowed to go, too young, but sure as heck have viewed his rawkin' performance many times. To his family, and friends, my heartfelt sympathy. Gone way too soon. Godspeed, and God Bless.
If I go to heaven I'll be able to listen to the fastest guitar player that ever was. I loved your talent more than all others. May the Good Lord take you "Home".
He will be missed god bless his family
I still listen to "50,000 miles beneith my brain". A great talent gone way to soon. God bless, keep rockin my friend.
If you could have changed the world it would be a much better place. Your music will live on forever.I thank god I lived in the same time as you Alvin, you by far are one of the greatest ever.Thank you very much for what you did give to the world.My Deepest condolences to your family.
We lost an entertainer, but he was someone's brother, son, uncle and grandpa. Many condolences to the family. May you all find find comfort through God's love but also each other and the many memories you have of Alvin.
To the family of Alvin my condolences:
The good thing about life is no matter what happens the love and memories of our loves ones never leave and the good thing about or Creator is he never forgets us either take comfort in this.
You were such an amazing man. You will be missed dearly.
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Such a great loss to the world. May comfort from the Bible give this family peace.Co.1:2-4)Bara(NO)
Saw Alvin at Detroit's cobo hall, incredible musician! He will be missed by many. Jim Sayers
I was lucky enough to be at Woodstock and witness Tens Years After's performance. Thank you Alvin for giving us one of rock n' roll's finest moments.
I'm sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.
Rest In Peace Alvin. Heaven has received the best guitarist that I have ever seen.
Rest in peace Alvin. Heaven has received the most talented guitarist that I have ever seen.
Rest in peace Alvin. Heaven has received the most talented guitarist that I have ever seen.
He helped inspire me to play and once got the ultimate compliment of being compared to him while playing at a club called the Timberline in Evergreen, Colorado. THANKS Alvin Lee for the music.
To family and friends....my sincere sympathy. To Alvin: I learnt to play guitar listening to "A Space in Time" and without that album would have missed out on years of enjoyment. Loved your sound. Thanks for all the great music.
Alvin was one of my earliest and favorite guitar heros. RIP.
My heart goes out atom your family at this sad time. May you find comfort in your faith at this time.
Prayers for his many friends, family and fans.
Fastest fingers, I have ever heard, it sounded like he was playing a violin...... Concert in St. Louis.....
I guess God wanted to here a guitar solo, so he called home the best.
He's gone home!
He's gone home!
He's gone home!
I will never ever forget the guitar solo of Alvin Lee at the Woodstock Festival. Truly focused and inspirational. Rest in Peace, Alvin Lee.
I'd Love to change the world One of the greatest rock songs ever. I love the blues and Alvin was how I discovered them.
I saw ten years after at Hampton beach casino,Alvin lee was still great.You left us to soon.The world lost a great one.Id like to change the world but I cant,but Alvin you sure did.We will all be home with you soon.
RIP my good man--your performance with your band at WS was the greatest live show ever in the history of rock--God Bless
alvin was my favorite guitar player of all time, he was surely an inspiration in my love of music, i was hoping to see you plat one more time to show my wife who & how great you were, thank you alvin.
An all time great ...... an inspiration , Will miss him , one my First albums , 1969 , Shhhh ... just loved it . Ted Engle
Slide over Jimmy take a brake let Alvin show all the rock angles what hes got.Yes get ready to ROCK. You will be missed so much because you gave so much you cant know what you meant to a south Georgia country boy like me in 1971.My heart is with your family all over the world and tonight belongs to ROCK.
This is the first time I ever signed into one of these books but I really felt the need to do so , the only thing I can say he was a great guitar player and will be surely missed .
Will always love your music. It lives on.
Big Surf water park in Tempe, AZ summer of 1974. 10 Years After, Robin Trower & King Crimson ~ what an awesome show. Thanks for the memories. You will live on forever in your songs. May your family and friends be comforted with the knowledge of seeing you again.
Alvin Lee , What a loss ,Thank god for Records ,cds and memorys , Saw him at the Holiday Star in Merriville Indiana HE was awesome .
Alvin will be truly missed the greatest guitarist I have ever heard and he made you feel as if you were part of his music
Loved I'm Going Home and Good Morning Little School Girl. Saw them with Janis Joplin at Harvard Stadium. Love to Alvin's friends and family.
Always loved your music and I still have all the TYA albums! Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us. Peace and comfort to his family! RIP Alvin!!
Shocked ,sad .He did change the world one time.
. Our Heavenly Father assures us that He will wipe out every tear from our eyes, and death will be no more. I offer my sincere condolences to you all.
One of the greatest people with a very good SOUL and with the best hands to play. I.will miss him and his music. Sad day for the rock/jazz and blues. Thanks for all you have done for me from the 60's to now.
God bless you Alvin. We were 21 at Woodstock and you took us to the moon and beyond.
Please know that Our Heavenly Father loves you and will sustain you during these most difficult times.
woodchoppers ball dam RIP FASTES LICKS EVER
The immortal line from Woodstock,..."I'm going home, by hellycoptah." (sic)
Your music is timeless and classic. Thankyou for the ear candy.
One of the alltime Greatest lead guitar players Ever has passed into Rock n Roll Heaven and hope he is greated by the likes of Hendrix,Stevie Ray Vaughn,and all the other Greats that have passed bfore him. Prayers and heartfelt condolences to his family and friends,May God comfort you all!
Thanks for all you shared with the world.R.I.P.
A very under rated talent. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
I was 14 when I saw Alvin in Woodstock.That was one of the greatest moments of my life. "I finally woke up"
Thanks for all the great music! R.I.P.
Remained a fan of this guy since I first saw young Alvin (16/17) in his band 'The Jaybirds' in the early 60s here in England. This band had a weekly slot at a pub called 'The Cocked Hat' in Aspley, Nottingham. You had to be in the concert room of this pub by 7-00pm or you would lose out - it would be full! Everyone came to hear original R&B played at its very best!
Maybe he'll play for us again in the new system of things?
my late buddy keb=vin and i saw you in tampa in '71!! Say hello...Goin Home one last time...DB Westport,CT
I am heart broke, Alvin lee is one of the greatest musicians in the universe
I am 51 year of age and have enjoyed his music as long as i an remember.
He will always be one of my most cherished musicans and thankfully he has left behind an amazing treasure for all time. Hendricks, Alvin Lee,Led Zeppelin,Jim Morrison greatist ever
I was so sadden to hear that Alvin had died, he was my all time hero of rock and roll, and my prayers go to his family. He will be forever in my heart!
alvin, all i can say is, you were an inspiration in my life since woodstock, many years ago i seen you in concert(front row) just missed catching your flinging guitar pick, funny, last month i joined a "bring alvin lee bach to philadelphia" fan club, just wanted to say THANK YOU, i will always have your memory in my heart.
Our Lord now has you performing for all of the angels in heaven...Sandra Slater Louisville Ky
You left your footprint everywhere - RIP
Alvin, You're Goin' Home. Thank you for your gift of music to us. May you rest peacefully in Eternity.
God bless you and your loved ones ~ thank you for your gift of music.
I just got word that Alvin had the Angels put down their harps and pick up guitars. He's teaching them the fretboard now.
better be a guitar when I get there....we know there is !!
Thanks for all the great energy...
A space in Time.I loved to change the world,ahead of its time.R.I.P. Alvin.
Saw you in "76". Great times, and great memmories. Rock on Mr Lee. You were an original Rocker. Peace to you & your family.
TRULY THE BEST YOU HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD AND NOW YOUR GOING HOME R I P MY FRIEND
To the Lee family, My deepest condolences, I first saw Ten Years After in Philadelphia at the old Electric Factory in 1969 they turned me onto the blues like no one ever did. Alvin, Leo, Chick and Ric were and still are my favorite band. The quickest fingers in the business.What a tragic loss. - Bob Clark, Shallotte, North Carolina
TO FAMILY, FRIENDS & FANS
WE ARE ALL SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE GREAT ALVIN LEE. HE BROUGHT A LOT OF GOOD MUSIC INTO OUR LIVES THAT WE WILL NEVER FORGET. SUCH A LOSS TO THE MUSIC WORLD.
Your personal loss is the world's loss. "I Can't Keep From Cryin'" is the sentiment of all his fans. Anyone who has ever listened to this work knows that Alvin IS THE BEST bar none. Take comfort that Heaven got a whole lot louder.
Saddened to hear this news. I bought Undead when I was in high school and was fortunate to see the performance at Woodstock which still gives me gooseflesh when I think of it all these years later. My condolences to the family and friends of this remarkable artist.
ONE OF THE TRUE ROCK GUITAR LEGENDS WHO ALWAYS GAVE HIS AUDIENCE HIS BEST.MY SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY. R.I.P ALVIN
even know i did know you your music was great loved the band may GOD bless you RIP.
A FAN Gary Gath
Excellent musician, and from all accounts a great guy. R.I.P. Mr. Lee.
Thanks for all the great music !
i heard Ten years After in canton ohio,in 71 He was great, keep on rocking. Peace&Love
You were my fav at Woodstock Alvin and I saw you a couple times in the Bay Area. Just loved your shows and songs. Love to you and your family.
RIP Alvin. Time to join a new band. Another Six Strings Down.
How fast time goes. Alvin I saw you and the band when I was 15 years old. That was many years ago. Always loved Ten Years After. RIP
Here was one of the greats. He performed some masterpiece stuff with even the great George Harrison, and certainly had natural talent combined with years of practice and effort.
How apropos that his last album was still on the road to freedom. Alvin is free at last!
Ten Years After was my favorite group. My 1st concert ever was them at the Cow Palace in San Francisco about 1974. I was 13!
Had many of their albums, learned to play drums to their music & followed Alvins solo career. Had many of those albums too including Lee a/ Mylon Le'Fevre. Wish I still had them.
I loved Alvin Lee, so sorry, R.I.P.
Another iconic music legend leaves us, so sad.
Gary Cooper from California
I always loved "Alvin Lee" and "Ten Years After" The songs "I'd Love to Change the World", "Hard Monkeys", and "Here They Come" are some of my favorite song of all time, and helped make the world a better place for this then teenager in 1971...
Dearest Heart, You rocked a generation of youth who knew super soul singing and playing when we had the good fortune of being in the midst of It. You are such a One! My Heart goes out to your Loved Ones.and I look forward to meeting you on the other side. Thank YOU!
SAW HIM IN '71, WILL MISS
HIM. I WILL NOT BE WITHOUT "A SPACE IN TIME",ONE OF THE FINEST ALBUMS EVER. EXCELLANT LIVE PERFORMER
Rock on Mr.Lee... the man played the ax very well indeed.May he REST n eternal peace.
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."
It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.
Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
Truly one of a kind!One of the greatest guitarist of our time!Thank you Alvin for all the wonderful music and magical performances!Peace and love be with you forever,God bless!
Wednesday may truly have been the day the
"Rock+Roll" music died! Ride with Choo Choo Mama. Alvin!
It was always you and Hendrix. Incredibly wonderful guitarist.
alvin, thank you for the great music, you will be missed
Alvin, you were an inspiration to me by delivering the blues in a fashion that pierced my bones. Thank you and rest in peace my fellow blues brother.
Thank you for rockin my heart and soul! You amazed me with you're talent! My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Rest in Peace and keep rockin'
Alvin Thank you for being a big part of the sound trax of my life....You Rock and Rolled me many a time...RIP
Sorry to see him go. I still enjoy his music to this day.
I think I was your biggest fan . Wow what a tragic thing to happen . I always thought he was the most gifted guitar player . R.I.P Alvin !
You were a true rock and roll pioneer. Rest well Alvin. May fair winds carry your melody and spirit to calm waters
Dear Alvin, I sure will mis you and your music. I wrote a lot with Dot, your mum. Hope she's waiting for ya! Wolter.
You will remain my favorite talented performer.
Sympathies to the Lee family. One of the five greatest rock guitarists ever. You'll be missed.
You "did" change the world. You made me buy a 335 Gibson. See you in the next world.
Des de Barcelona bgran sentiment de tristesa davant la notícia de la mort d'un dels mes grans guitarristes de rock i blues. La seva magnífica música ha estat la banda sonora de la meva vida. moltes gràcies per tantes hores de punteig ràpid i maravellós. El meu mes sentit condol a la seva família. Ens queda però la seva música
LOVED Alvin since I first heard "I'd Love to Change the World"...also loved his collaborations with Mylon LeFevre. RIP Alvin, and thank you for many years of memorable music! MISS YOU!
May all who love and appreciate Mr. Lee find comfort in his music. Gone too soon.......
Alvin Lee was the greatest guitarist no one ever heard of. A Space In Time and 50,000 Miles Beneath My Brain are just two of the fabulous songs in Ten Years After's time frame. An incredible guitarist to say the least. Rock on Alvin.
ALVIN YOU WERE THE MAN ROCK ON.
Des de Barcelona un immens record i una gran tristesa per un dels mes grans guitarristes de rock i blues de tots els temps. Moltes gràcies per la teva música que ha estat una de les bandes sonores de la meva vida. Quina gran pèrdua. El meu mes sentit condol per la seva família.
I'm grateful I saw you play in Chicago in 1973. I loved your album "Watt" & your version of the song "Spoonful". "I'm Going Home" was my theme song in the Army...thanks for the great music memories Mr. lee.
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May God give you the strength to endure this tremendous loss as we all await the time when "no resident will say I am sick." Then those in God's memory will enjoy life again.
Loved you, Alvin Lee!! R.I.P.!!
Heard him at at Woodstock,loved his incredible guitar music;will always remember him when we were young,brought such joy!Alvin,Goin' Home.....
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May the God of all comfort be with your family at this mosst difficult time. 2corth 1:3.4
We will ALL miss you, Alvin...REALLY MISS YOU! I wore out my WOODSTOCK album(S), many times listening to "Going Home" at least 1000 times if not more! (I bought the CD and still listen to it!) You will never be forgotten!! May you RIP!!
This is a song called I'm going home by "helicopter". What a night he has at Woodstock. Just the beginning of a great musician and wonderful man. Rest with Elvis and the rest of a long line of musicians up there. One day I will hopefully meet you Alvin.
Thanks for many years of awesome music! Rest in peace..
I'm really sorry to hear this. great musician! meg
i was fortunate to see Mr. Alvin Lee in concert back in the 80's in Landover Md. at the Captal Centre.i show not to forget for sure,RIP Mr.Lee your music will live on 4ever
To the family of Mr.Alivn Lee.
I am shocked,saddened and sorry to hear of the loss of Alvin Lee!
A musical hero to say the least,his guitar playing is ummatched,a life long fan and will continue to be.
R.I.P. "SPEED KNUCKLES"!!!
A true legend. One and only...
Thanks for the great music! Play on in Rock N Roll Heaven!
May the family, friends, and fans of Alvin Lee have comfort knowing that God is near those broken at heart; And those who are crushed in spirit he saves.
My sincere sympathy to the family of Alvin Lee. I am sorry for your loss. His music was loved by many. It put a smile on my face many, many times. God be with you at this time of grief. I'm sure Alvin's gotten his wings.
Rest In Sweet Peace my Brother and fellow human being. Thank you Alvin you did change the world and will never be forgotten. It is a sad day for the Lord has taken one of the best musicians of our era.
Alvin,we will truly miss you.our hearts are heavy because you were one of the great guitar players the world has ever known.
Loved 10 Years After. Saw them ten times, mostly at Winterland. Alvin Lee was 1 of my favorite guitar players. I got to know Leo Lyons, The bass player back in Nashville. He was doing some songwriting... I ghermed him to death. But he was always glad to share his stories from 10 Years After. Prayers to Alvin Lee's family.
you were the man,thanks for the memories !!!
My sincere condolence for the loss of Alvin your dear loved one. May your fond memories of him bring back good thoughts. Peace and love to your family and friends, and to the spirit that you show. firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for sharing your music with us
You will be greatly missed but your music will live forever. Deepest condolences to your family.
The "GREATEST"and he will be missed.
Ssssccchh,Watt, Cricklewood Green,my first rock hero.RIP
Steve H BC Canada
Thanks for all the good times and music RIP Alvin Lee
It was just this last month the local radio station started playing your music and I said to my self "I have sure missed that" Play More now this, Just Play More Thank You
Thanks for the Great music Alvin.RIP !!!
Saw you perform at Olin Mills, Maryland, just awesome, ordered the old album on CD still listen to it. Thank you for all you contributed to us in your life time, Rock On Home now.
Keeping your family in our prayers
Thanks for all the notes! You helped write the soundtrack of my life. Rock and Roll music to the world indeed.
I grew up listening to Ten Years After and it was a great time in my life, i am so sorry for your loss and i know Mr.Lee will be missed. May God bless and comfort you in your time of loss.
Thank you Mr. Lee for a wonderfull memory.
'I'm going home" Thanks for the great music Alvin,RIP
One of the most under-rated guitarists of all time.
The world just got a lot smaller....
It was 1969 when you first started to inspire us on that stage in front of 500,000 people. you sang and played your heart out,no one did it quite like you, you really stole the show!
So many great albums and memories you left us. We thank you for all the great music. You have been around the world,now you really are GOIN HOME!
Thank you for being "Fabulous".
Rock On in Joyous Heaven.
RIP to one of the best ax men ever...Mr. Lee you did change the world...
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Loss of a great man God bless him
Thanks for the great party tunes, God bless you and your family
I knew how great you were. RIP
Thanks for the notes....Thanks for the memories
Sad to hear of his passing. I'd Love to Change the World rings so true today. Thanks for all the great music Alvin.
You did help change the world. RIP Alvin.
thanks for the great sounds bro
Thanks for the great stories and music. It is always great!
Alvin Lee....."Went Home"........RIP.
One of the greatest rock guitarists. What a sad, sad thing. My sympathies to his loved ones. His music will live forever.
My symphony to the family of Alvin. His talent will live on every time I spin his albums.Great musicians like him will live in memories of many forever. God Bless your family.Rock the heavens Alvin
Thankx for the music have a safe journey.