Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham’s “You’re The Voice,” Passes Away at 76

Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham's "You're The Voice," Passes Away at 76

Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham’s “You’re The Voice,” Passes Away at 76

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  • Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham’s “You’re The Voice,” Passes Away at 76
  • Reid was the lyricist for British rockers Procol Harum and co-wrote Farnham’s biggest hit.
  • The sad news of Reid’s passing came as Farnham himself was rushed to hospital.
  • Reid wrote You’re The Voice alongside Andy Qunta, Maggie Ryder and Chris Thompson in 1986.
Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham's "You're The Voice," Passes Away at 76
Procul Harum lyricist and manager Keith Reid (left) with the group’s ex-manager Tony Secunda. (Photo by Michael Stroud/Express/Getty Images)

Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham’s “You’re The Voice,” Passes Away at 76

Keith Reid, an iconic figure in the world of songwriting, has passed away at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer. Reid, who was the lyricist for British rock band Procol Harum, will be remembered by many as the man behind John Farnham’s hit song “You’re The Voice.” Farnham himself was recently rushed to the hospital as news of Reid’s passing emerged.

Reid co-wrote “You’re The Voice” alongside Andy Qunta, Maggie Ryder, and Chris Thompson in 1986. The song went on to become one of Farnham’s biggest hits, reaching number one in the charts in Australia and peaking at number six in the UK. It has since become a cult classic and is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most iconic songs.

Procol Harum, best known for their hit “A Whiter Shade Of Pale,” confirmed Reid’s passing in a statement on Facebook. The band described Reid as their co-founder and lyricist, noting that he penned some of their biggest hits, including “A Whiter Shade Of Pale,” which is known for its enigmatic lyrics.

Keith Reid, the Songwriter of John Farnham's "You're The Voice," Passes Away at 76
Lyricist in British pop group Procol Harum Keith Reid has died. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

The statement continued to highlight Reid’s contributions to the world of entertainment, including his involvement in numerous other projects. The family thanked well-wishers for their messages and announced that a private funeral would be held. Details of how to make a donation in Reid’s memory will be provided soon. Keith Reid will be greatly missed by his many fans and collaborators in the music industry.

According to a statement from his wife Jill Farnham, Australian music legend John Farnham, who is 73 years old, has been hospitalized for a respiratory condition. The statement further assures fans that he is comfortable and receiving excellent care. Farnham is currently in the process of recovering from surgery that he underwent last year.

Despite his current health challenges, Farnham’s family expresses their pride in his strength and determination. They also acknowledge the excellent care that he is receiving from specialist medical staff and express gratitude for the support and well wishes they have received from across the globe.

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