English musicianDied when: 76 years 197 days (918 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
James Walter Rodford (7 July 1941 – 20 January 2018) was an English musician, who played bass for several British rock bands.He was a founding member of Argent, which was led by his cousin Rod Argent, and performed with them from their formation in 1969 until they disbanded in 1976.
He was the bassist for the Kinks from 1978 until they disbanded in 1997.In 2004, he joined the reunited Zombies, whom he had been closely associated with since the early 1960s, and remained a member until his death in 2018.
He was also a member of the Swinging Blue Jeans and the Kast Off Kinks.