Monday, August 21, 2017

R.I.P. J Geils

Guitarist J Geils, of Boston's J Geils Band, has died at the age of 71. The hard-rocking  blues and r&b band was one of...

R.I.P. Chuck Berry

Rock & roll legend Chuck Berry has died, age 90. Berry virtually invented rock & roll guitar playing influencing a generation of musicians including...

R.I.P. James Cotton

Bluesman James Cotton has died, age 81. Cotton's harmonica playing was a key element to the Chess blues sound. Mr Cotton appeared on recordings...

R.I.P. Clyde Stubblefield (The Funky Drummer)

We are sad to report the death of Clyde Stubblefield known also as The Funky Drummer, for his work with the James Brown Band...

R.I.P. Al Jarreau

Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Al Jarreau has died, aged 76. The singer had just announced his retirement from tour citing exhaustion. His most popular album...

R.I.P. John Wetton

A member of King Crimson, UK and Asia, vocalist and bassist John Wetton has passed away at the age of 67. Wetton was forced...

R.I.P. Butch Trucks

It's been a bad week for drummers. First Jaki Liebezeit of Can and now Butch Trucks of The Allman Brothers Band has passed away....

R.I.P. Jaki Liebezeit

Jaki Liebezeit, legendary timekeeper for Can has died, age 78, from a case of sudden pneumonia. Jaki formed Can alongside Michael Karoli, Irmin Schmidt, and...

R.I.P. Pete “Overend” Watts

According to Ian Hunter's website, Mott The Hoople bass player extraordinaire Pete Overend Watts has died of throat cancer. Overend was an amazing musician...

R.I.P. Peter Sarstedt

Singer Peter Sarstedt has died, age 75. The British singer-songwriter was best known for his 1969 hit Where Do You Go You My Lovely. Click...