He began his music career in 1963 and in 1967 he became a member of the rock group Status Quo, serving as a vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter. In September 2016, it was announced that Parfitt would no longer tour with the band due to health concerns.
Along with fellow band member Francis Rossi, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours 2010.
Father of Rick Parfitt Jnr.
- 63 Vocals
- 100 Instruments & Performance
- 315 Writing & Arrangement
- 6 Featuring & Presenting
- 2 Production
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
|Status Quo||Status Quo - On The Level (Album)||Vertigo||Austria||1974||Sell This Version|
|Status Quo||Status Quo - Live (Album)||Vertigo||UK||1977||Sell This Version|
|Status Quo||Status Quo - Back To Back (Album)||Vertigo, Vertigo||Japan||1983||Sell This Version|
|880 502-1 Q||Band Aid||Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas? (12", Maxi)||Mercury||880 502-1 Q||Germany||1984||Sell This Version|
|Various||Various - Recorded Highlights Of The Prince's Trust 10th Anniversary Birthday Party (Comp, Album)||A&M Records, A&M Records||Germany||1987||Sell This Version|
|VAL-3024||Various||Various - Wembley - The Prince's Trust Concert (Laserdisc, 12", NTSC)||Videoarts Japan, Inc||VAL-3024||Japan||1987||Sell This Version|