Peter Ham

Name
Peter Ham
Birth and death
1947 - 1975
Occupations
Profession details
Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Related place
Author
Josh Spice

Peter Ham (1947-1975) musician and singer-songwriter. Ham moved to Weybridge after his band, The Iveys, was renamed Badfinger after signing to the Beatle's Apple label in 1968. Ham played guitar and provided vocals for George Harrison and Ringo Starr after the Beatles split up. Ham and Badfinger ran into financial difficulties following various managerial disputes and restrictive contracts. Ham hanged himself in the garage of his Weybridge home just before his 28th birthday. His girlfriend gave birth to their daughter one month later.

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