He died at 68 after suffering from a severe infection. Taken to hospital in Marbella, Spain, on Thursday evening due to complications arising from a pre-existing shoulder injury, Parfitt died during lunchtime on Saturday, 24th December, 2016. This statement was provided by his manager and family. In 1967, Traffic Jam changed to The Status Quo with Parfitt's almost 50-year career in the band.
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