Archive | October, 2019

IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians Deaths

October 2019 15: Cacho Castaña, 77, Argentine singer and actor (El Mundo que inventamos, Los Hijos de López, Merry Christmas), lung disease; Hossein Dehlavi, 92, Iranian composer (Mana and Mani),…

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IN MEMORIAM: Jessye Norman, Renowned Opera Legend, Dies // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

By Lawrence Yee, MSN | The soprano died from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she had sustained in 2015, according to family…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

September 2019 10: Jeff Fenholt, 68, American musician (Bible Black, Geezer Butler Band), actor (Jesus Christ Superstar) and television evangelist; Daniel Johnston, 58, American singer-songwriter (“Walking the Cow”) and visual…

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IN MEMORIAM: Bassist Larry Taylor (Canned Heat) // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Samuel Lawrence Taylor (June 26, 1942 – August 19, 2019 was an American bass guitarist, best known for his work as a member of Canned Heat from 1967. Before joining…

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IN MEMORIAM: Ange Houon – “DJ Arafat” – Killed in Motorcycle Accident // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Ange Didier Houon (33) (Jan. 26, 1986 – Aug. 12, 2019), also known as DJ Arafat, or Arafat Muana and by various other stage names, was an Ivorian DJ and…

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IN MEMORIAM: Lizzie Grey of Spiders & Snakes

From Diane Robinson on Facebook, 8/06/19: Very sad news as Spiders & Snakes and former London guitarist Lizzie Grey who co-wrote one of Mötley Crüe‘s early songs — “Public Enemy…

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IN MEMORIAM: Harold Prince, Broadway Musical Director // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Harold Smith Prince (91) (January 30, 1928 – July 31, 2019) was an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th…

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IN MEMORIAM: Johnny Kitagawa, Japanese-American talent manager // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

John Hiromu Kitagawa (87) (October 23, 1931 – July 9, 2019), known professionally as Johnny Kitagawa, was a Japanese-American businessman and talent manager. He was the founder and president of…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

July 2019 2: Costa Cordalis, 75, Greek-born German schlager singer; Jacky Zimah, 63, Indonesian singer. 1: Oskar Kröher, 91, German folk singer; Sid Ramin, 100, American composer (West Side Story,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Dr. John Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

From Heaven’s Guest Book on Fb, 6/09/19: Malcolm John Rebennack Jr., better known by his stage name Dr. John, died on Thursday (June 6). He was 77 years old. New…

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IN MEMORIAM: Singer/Guitarist Leon Redbone Dies at 69 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian, August 26, 1949 – May 30, 2019) was a Cyprus-born Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor specializing in jazz, blues, and Tin Pan Alley classics. Recognized…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Jim_Glaser_1980.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Country Artist Jim Galser // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Country Artist Jim Galser // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

James William Glaser (December 16, 1937 – April 6, 2019) was an American country music artist. He was born in Spalding, Nebraska. The brother of country singers Chuck and Tompall…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dick_Dale.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Dick Dale; Bernie Torme; David White; Andre Williams // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Dick Dale; Bernie Torme; David White; Andre Williams // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Dick Dale – “King of the Surf Guitar” | Richard Anthony Monsour (May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known professionally as Dick Dale, was an American rock guitarist. He…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hal-Blaine.pngIN MEMORIAM: Kind Words for Hal Blaine on His Passing // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Kind Words for Hal Blaine on His Passing // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Ric Cabot Podmore: I’ve been searching for the words all day…Gary Pavlica, Cactus Moser, Larry Thompson, Dennis Holt, Christian Teele and, of course, John Robinson…somehow, some way, you taught me…

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IN MEMORIAM: Local Musician Kevin Daley Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

From Clarence Cage on FB, 2/25/19: I just got a terrible call, telling me my long-time friend and fellow musician Kevin Daley passed yesterday! He told me he had ALS…

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