Jet Harris who played on number one hits with the Shadows including Apache, has died of cancer,he died at his partner’s home in Winchester.
Born Terence Harris in London got his big break in 1958 when he was on tour with the Most Brothers. On that same bill as Cliff Richard and the Drifters, he later joined the group permanently and made his recording debut on Sir Cliff’s third single Livin’ Lovin’ Doll
He also formed a duo with ex-Shadows drummer Tony Meehan, producing the number one hit Diamonds in 1963 and Scarlet O’ Hara and Applejack.
Harris died at the age of 71.