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Who is Steve Priest’s Wife? Maureen L. O’Connor Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Many More Facts You Need To Know

Who is Steve Priest’s Wife? Maureen L. O’Connor Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Many More Facts You Need To Know
Who is Steve Priest’s Wife? Maureen L. O’Connor Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Many More Facts You Need To Know

Maureen L. O’Connor Wiki – Maureen L. O’Connor Bio

Maureen L. O’Connor is the wife of the famous Steve Priest, who was a British bassist known as the main and secondary vocalist of the glam rock band Sweet and also a founding member of the group that rose to world fame in the 1970s. , with hits like Block Buster and The Ballroom Blitz.

She was  East Coast Director of Publicity and Artist Relations for Capitol/EMI Records in 1981.

Maureen L. O’Connor Children

She was married to Steve Priest and the couple had two daughters, Danielle and Margaret.

Maureen L. O’Connor Husband Steve Priest

The couple got married on 18 June 1981 after Priest divorced his first wife, and moved to New York City.

Who is Steve Priest?

Steve Priest, the bassist of glam rock band The Sweet, has died at the age of 72.

He was a founding member of the group who rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s, with hits including Block Buster and The Ballroom Blitz.

The news was announced on The Sweet’s official Facebook page.

The statement read: “Dear Friends and Fans, We have very sad news – Please see the below statement from Steve Priest’s family.

Love, Richie, Stevie, Mitch & Paulie…

“‘It is with a heavy heart that we announce at 8:25 am PT today, Steve Priest, a founding member of The Sweet, passed away.

In January 1968 Priest was invited to form a four-piece band with vocalist Brian Connolly, drummer Mick Tucker, and guitarist Frank Torpey. Torpey was replaced by Mick Stewart in 1969 with Andy Scott joining on guitar in August 1970.

Steve was known for his camp delivery – he was the one that sung ‘We haven’t got a clue what to do’ on their number 2 hit from 1973 Blockbuster. Andy Scott is also flying the flag with his version of The Sweet.

The band were hugely successful in the early ’70s with hits such as The Ballroom Blitz, Fox on The Run, Action, Teenage Rampage, Hellraiser, Blockbuster, The Six Teens, Love is Like Oxygen, Turn it Down, Wig-Wam Bam, Little Willy, Funny Funny, Poppa Joe, Co Co, Set me Free, Ac Dc, Peppermint Twist, Lost Angels, Fever of Love, The Lies in Your Eyes, Stairway To The Stars, California Nights, Call Me, It’s It’s The Sweet Mix, Sweet 2th and that’s just some of them …..

 

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