Dave Clark Five Singer Mike Smith Dies, Days Before Induction into Rock Hall

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According to a source at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, singer and keyboardist Mike Smith passed away this morning. He was 64 years old. Smith (far left) was to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10th as a member of the Dave Clark Five. One of the biggest acts to break out as a part of the British invasion in the 1960s, the band had hits with "Glad All Over," "Can't You See That She's Mine" and "Over and Over," all of which featured Smith's lead vocals. The singer fell at his home in Spain in 2003, an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Smith's many fans included Tom Hanks, who will induct the Dave Clark Five into the Hall in ten days.

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