Archive | December, 2018

IN MEMORIAM: Jerry Riopelle – Musician & Inventor of Beamz / Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Jerry Riopelle (c.1941 – December 24, 2018) was an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer born in Detroit, and raised in Tampa, Florida, and known primarily for his hard rock…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Kay-Walker.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Kay Walker – Blues Fan // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Kay Walker – Blues Fan // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Our Blues community lost a true blues lover, a free spirit and beautiful soul when Kay Walker finally lost her fight with cancer. Kay was an amazing fighter with a…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

November 2018 13: Lucho Gatica, 90, Chilean bolero singer and actor; Ken Narita, 73, Japanese vocalist, pneumonia. 12: Kurt Kaiser, 83, American composer; Igor Luchenok, 80, Belarusian composer, People’s Artist…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

October 2018: 9: Nitin Bali, 47, Indian singer, traffic collision. 8: Tim Chandler, 58, American rock bassist (Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies, The Choir). Tim Chandler (February 3, 1960 –…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

September 2018 26: Dale Barclay, 32, Scottish musician (Fat White Family), brain cancer (death announced on this date) 24: Alfredo Ábalos (es), 80, Argentine folk singer; Vicente Bianchi, 98, Chilean…

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IN MEMORIAM: Drummer/Percussionist B.J. “Beej” Moncivais Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Drummer/Percussionist B.J. “Beej” Moncivais Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Larry U Jones: We lost a good friend today. RIP Beej Man of God, Musician, Marine Veteran – B.J. “Beej” Moncivais From Andrew Harrison: My heart is heavy today. Most…

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IN MEMORIAM: Randy Rampage – D.O.A.  // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Randy Rampage – D.O.A. // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Randall Desmond Archibald (February 21, 1960 – August 14, 2018), better known by stage name Randy Rampage, was a Canadian musician who was a founding member, bass player and vocalist…

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IN MEMORIAM: Lorrie Collins of The Collins Kids  // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Lorrie Collins of The Collins Kids // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Lawrencine May “Lorrie” Collins (May 7, 1942 – August 4, 2018) was an American country, rockabilly and rock and roll singer. Beginning in the mid-1950s, she and her brother, Larry…

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IN MEMORIAM: Mourning the Passing of Mark Bradford, Jeff Henry, and Ron Wynne  // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Mourning the Passing of Mark Bradford, Jeff Henry, and Ron Wynne // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

From Blake Eberhard: R.I.P. to my friend and colleague Mark Bradford. Mark hired me for many of his albums and his commercial parody work, as well as his own concerts…

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IN MEMORIAM: Ponty Bone, 78, Well Known Accordionist, Dies // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Ponty Bone, 78, Well Known Accordionist, Dies // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Ponty Bone (October 9, 1939 – July 13, 2018) was an American accordionist who led his 1980s band, the Squeezetones, to international popularity over a twenty-year period. Originally from San…

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IN MEMORIAM:  Danny Kirwan (Fleetwood Mac) // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Danny Kirwan (Fleetwood Mac) // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Daniel David Kirwan (13 May 1950 – 8 June 2018) was a British musician whose greatest success came with his role as guitarist, singer and songwriter with the blues rock…

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IN MEMORIAM: Tsehaytu Beraki, 78, an Eritrean krar player // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Tsehaytu Beraki, 78, an Eritrean krar player // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Tsehaytu Beraki, 78, an Eritrean krar player and independence activist, died on May 28th. The krar or kraar is a five- or six-stringed bowl-shaped lyre from Eritrea and Ethiopia. It…

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XX: THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Kristin Nelson Dies: Mother of the Nelson Twins

XX: THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Kristin Nelson Dies: Mother of the Nelson Twins

To all of our Nelson fans and friends, As many of you might have already heard, our mother Kristin Harmon passed away from natural causes… We wanted to send you…

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IN MEMORIAM: Body Found in Search for Frightened Rabbit Singer Scott Hutchison // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Body Found in Search for Frightened Rabbit Singer Scott Hutchison // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

A body has been found in the search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison. Police made the discovery at Port Edgar near South Queensferry in Edinburgh at 8.30pm on…

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IN MEMORIAM: Bob Dorough – Schoolhouse Rock! // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Bob Dorough – Schoolhouse Rock! // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Bob Dorough (December 12, 1923 – April 23, 2018) was an American bebop and cool jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer. He was perhaps best known as the…

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