A professional musician by the age of 16, Londoner Chas's career began as a session musician in the 1950 and 1960s, working with producer Joe Meek and stars including Jerry Lee Lewis and Gene Vincent.
In 1966, as a member of Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, he appeared alongside the Beatles on their final British tour.
Chas went on to team up with guitarist Dave Peacock in the 1970s and Chas and Dave was born, their debut album One Fing 'n' Anuvver, was released in 1975 and they went on to have eight UK top 40 hits.
Chas was a valued long-standing supporter for WaterAid, raising money at events and asking for donations in lieu of birthday and Christmas presents.
This page is in loving memory of Chas and all donations will help WaterAid transform lives by bringing clean water to some of the world’s poorest communities – a cause we know he was passionate about. Our thanks and condolences go to Chas’s family and friends.
Just watched Chas Hodges' Memorial Show. I was there a great night for a great guy xxx
Thanks for the great music over the years god bless and R.IP. chas
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