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Untold Story Behind Drummer Everett Morton’s Cause of Death


It is with the most profound sorrow to announce that the legendary drummer passed away on October 9, 2021. Everett Morton’s cause of death is yet untold; stay to learn more.

The legendary British drummer has the most notable drummer for the early 1980s ska band The Beat in his resume, mainly known for his distinctive drumming style, playing syncopation and polyrhythm in a rock beat.

Mr. Norton became a band member, playing next to stars, including Dave Wakeling, David Steel, Andy Cox, and Ranking Roger, who formed The Beat in 1978.

“One of the greatest of British bands…”

I Can’t Stop, ItWha’ppen?, and Special Beat Service was their studio albums that were published successfully, as well as several singles such as Tears of a Clown, Hands Off…She’s Mine, and Mirror in the Bathroom.

The beloved Morton was referred to as a true gentleman, gently spoken, charming, always supportive, and always there for people. May he rest easy in grace and love.

Fortunately, he’ll be remembered as a talented and kind-hearted person. Write your condolence for us as it will be the only thing to get his beloveds through such difficult times.

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Story Behind Everett Morton’s Cause of Death

Everett Morton’s cause of death has yet not been told; however, make sure to check back the US Day News regularly for the latest updates and be the first to know.

All that has been shared due to Everett Morton’s death is that he sadly passed away at the age of 71, earlier today, on October 9, which was first announced on social media.

The band at first announced the passing of Everett Morton, who was a beautiful and talented man. It’s written that his family is naturally grieving, asking for respect for their privacy.

After a while, The English Beat announced as well their condolences by saying they had lost another friend & brother today, Everett Morton.

They wrote: “Everett was a humble & gentleman in life, but a dynamo on the drums. He was the beat of The Beat. We feel his loss tremendously. Our deepest condolence to his family.”

It’s shared about him, explaining a more frantic style is evident on songs like ‘Ranking Full Stop,’ while his drumming on the likes of ‘Whine and Grine’ is superbly inventive; unlike many drummers, Everett played the whole kit creating a tapestry of rhythm always evident on every Beat track.

Lu Hersey tweeted: “Very sorry to hear of the death of Everett Morton, old friend, amazing drummer, and one-time employer when I worked for the Beat (2-tone band) in the early 80s. Hopefully, still drumming in the ethers with Saxa and Roger. Love and condolences to his family. RIP Everett.”

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Reactions to Everett Morton’s Death:

One sadly expressed: “Bummed to wake up to find Everett Morton of The (English) Beat passed away – Thanks for laying down that beat!”

Another one shared: “Very sad to hear that #everettmorton has died. He was the first drummer I was transfixed by. I couldn’t take my eyes off him. Such power and incredibly tight rhythms. All done with a look of total ease. He was a major factor in making @TheEnglishBeat’s sound so compelling. RIP.”

A fan wrote: “Just seen this. I used to love The Beat, and Everett was its beating heart. Great drummer. Very sad to learn of his passing. RIP Everett Morton.”

“Beats could never compare to yours…”

Andrew Harrison tweeted: “This man created rhythms I couldn’t fathom, and the greatest drum intros of all. I still sometimes find my fingers tapping out that insane opening to Twist & Crawl. RIP Everett Morton, the beat of The Beat.”

One said: “The Beat was one of my favorite bands when I was growing up. A huge part of that was due to Everett Morton, the drummer. Fabulous player. RIP Sir. Thank you for the music.”

Someone expressed: “Is this the concert when they supported Bowie on a serious moonlight tour at Milton Keynes bowl? I remember them being on the line up. Also, remember ranking Rodger being on stage with the clash at Bingley hall Combat rock tour #RIP Everett Morton.”

Brian Spurrell replied: “Very sorry to hear this morning of the death of Everett Morton, drummer with The Beat. Sympathies to his friends and family. Here’s the terrific first impression Everett and The Beat made on most of us.”

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