Erika Goldring, Getty Images The four members of Little Big Town will…
- Posted on Dec 31st 2009 9:00AM by Julian Marszalek
During their lengthy career, Status Quo have scored 60 hit singles and were chosen to open Live Aid in 1985. They've also been involved with the Heart Foundation, the Prince's Trust and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.
Rick Parfitt confessed that he thought his wild past would have prevented him form being honoured. "I thought there had been a chance that we may have got something, but I had kind of given up hoping," he said. "Particularly with my wild past, if they'd reviewed some of my old newspaper cuttings.
"To be perfectly honest, with all the hard work we have put in over the years, I accept it graciously."
Francis Rossi added, "You start off rebellious, a teenager in a band, but you end up being part of the establishment. No matter how you feel about these things, it means that people have recognised what we've done."