THE STANDELLS star DICK DODD has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 68.
The one-time TV Mouseketeer was also a member of revered surf rock act the Bel-Airs.
The drummer and singer recorded sports anthem Dirty Water with The Standells and 1960s hit instrumental Mr Moto with the Bel-Airs.
He passed away on Friday (29Nov13) in a California hospital, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Dodd joined America's popular TV show The Mickey Mouse Club in 1955, aged nine, and, as a member of The Standells, he appeared in Riot on Sunset Strip and Get Yourself a College Girl.