Music producer Mickie Most dies



Record producer Mickie Most, who worked with stars including Jeff Beck, Lulu, The Animals, Hot Chocolate and Kim Wilde, has died at the age of 64

Most, real name Michael Peter Hayes, died at home in north London with his wife Christina by his side. He had been battling cancer for a year.

Born in Aldershot, he was known to many as a panellist on the TV talent show New Faces in the 1970s.

Long-term friend Deke Arlon, the president of Sanctuary Entertainment Group, said: "He was a remarkable talent who will leave a huge hole in the music industry."