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Phil May (singer)

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Philip Dennis Arthur May (born Wadey, later Kattner; 9 November 1944 – 15 May 2020[1][2]) was an English vocalist. He gained fame in the 1960s as the lead singer of Pretty Things, of which he was a founding member. May remained a member throughout the band's changing line-up over the years, and was one of the band's main lyricists. He was the primary lyricist for the album S.F. Sorrow.

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Phil May
May on stage with the Pretty Things in 2013
May on stage with the Pretty Things in 2013
Background information
Birth namePhilip Dennis Arthur Wadey
Also known asPhilip Dennis Arthur Kattner
Born(1944-11-09)9 November 1944
Dartford, Kent, England
Died15 May 2020(2020-05-15) (aged 75)
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
  • Singer
  • musician
  • songwriter
Years active1965–2020