The Beatles Shop has just received an official statement from Jackie Lomax's family, and has given us permission to pass on the sad news:
"Official Statement from Jackie Lomax's Family
Jackie Lomax, recording artist, songwriter, performer, died yesterday at the family home after a brief illness. He died peacefully in his sleep with his family around him.
Jackie was born in Merseyside and was an original member of The Undertakers and a recording artist at Apple Studios.
His career spanned fifty years and he will be sorely missed."
The thoughts of everyone in the BBFC are with Jackie's family and friends at this very sad time.