BOB DAISLEY On GARY MOORE: 'I Have Many Fond Memories Of Our Years Together'

February 7, 2011

Bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP) has released the following statement regarding to the passing of legendary guitarist Gary Moore:

"It is with great sadness that I acknowledge Gary Moore in this way. His passing has come as a sad and terrible shock and I have difficulty believing that he's gone. I have many fond memories of our years together, both in the workplace of music and as friends.

"I have love and respect for Gary as a musician and as a person; he was one of the greatest.

"Farewell and rest in peace, Gary, my friend."

Moore died in his sleep yesterday morning (Sunday, February 6),hours after checking into the five-star Kempinski Hotel in Estepona on the Costa del Sol with an unnamed female friend. He was 58 years old.

The cause of death remained unclear last night.

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