Dance Macabre

Dance Macabre

Friday, 13 April 2018

Some Jazz, Blues & R&B Figures

John "Jabo" Starks, 79, American drummer (James Brown, The J.B.'s)

JAMES BROWN;


JAMES BROWN "PAPA'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG" & "I FEEL GOOD";


Yvonne Staples ~ 8o ~ Singer with the Staples Singers

THE STAPLES SINGERS ~ "RESPECT YOURSELF";


THE STAPLES SINGERS ~ "I'LL TAKE YOU THERE";

<>br> Edwin Hawkins ~ 74 ~ American gospel musician ("Oh Happy Day", "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)") (w/Melanie)

MELANIE & THE EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS ~ "LAY DOWN (CANDLES IN THE RAIN)";


EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS ~ "OH HAPPY DAY";


CECIL TAYLOR ~ 89 ~ American Free Jazz pianist from the late 1950's onward

CECIL TAYLOR;


Nathan Davis ~ 81 ~ American jazz sax player from the 1960's onward w/Eric Dolphy, Art Blakey, Nat Adderly. Ray Charles and solo

NATHAN DAVIS ~ "NEW ORLEANS";


Deborah Coleman ~ 61 ~ American Blues guitarist & singer

DEBORAH COLEMAN ~ "DON'T LIE TO ME";


Friday, 16 February 2018

Some Guys From Classic Metal Bands

Dave Holland ~ 69 ~ English drummer w/Judas Priest, leaders of the contemporary New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (then known as NWOBHM);

JUDAS PRIEST ~ "BREAKIN THE LAW";


JUDAS PRIEST ~ "HEADING OUT TO THE HIGHWAY";


Zeno Roth ~ 61 ~ German guitarist and songwriter w/the Scorpions

THE SCORPIONS ~ "SPEEDY'S COMING";


Frank Pucci (AKA Killjoy) ~ 48, American singer w/first wave Death Metal bands Necrophagia, Cabal, Viking Crown and solo

NECROPHAGIA ~ "BURNING MOON SICKNESS";


NECROPHAGIA (w/Phil Anselmo) ~ "EMBALMED YET I BREATHE";


Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Some Figures From The Punk & New Wave Era

Mark E Smith ~ 60 ~ Singer w/Art Punk band The Fall, one of the first bands to make the transition from three chord Punk to Artsy Post-Punk (along with Wire, The Swell Maps, Ultravox, Siouxsie, Soft Boys and Joy Division) and cult favortie

THE FALL ~ "TOTALLY WIRED";


THE FALL ~ "MR PHARMACIST";


THE FALL ~ "VICTORIA";


Neil Harris ~ 63 ~ Guitarist w/1970's UK Punk band Sham 69 who became a major influence on the UK Street-Punk scene

SHAM 69 ~ "HURRY UP HARRY";


SHAM 69 ~ "BORSTAL BREAKOUT";


SHAM 69 ~ "IF THE KIDS ARE UNITED";


Stu Boy King ~ 64 ~ Drummer with 1970's New York Punks The Dictators

THE DICTATORS ~ "SEARCH & DESTROY";


Tony Kinman ~ 62 ~ American rock singer and bass guitarist w/1970's Punks The Dils ("Class War") and 1980's Cowpunks Rank and File ("Conductor Wore Black")

THE DILS ~ "CLASS WAR";


RANK & FILE ~ "RANK & FILE";


RANK & FILE ~ "CONDUCTOR WORE BLACK";


Bob Wakelin - singer/percussionist and artist from one of my fave obscure British post-punk bands; Modern Eon. (so obscure that the two video mashups I made are literally the only videos they have);

MODERN EON ~ "WAITING FOR THE CAVALRY";


MODERN EON ~ "HIGH NOON";


Dolores O'Riordan ~ 46 ~ Irish singer and musician w/The Cranberries ("Zombie", "Linger")

THE CRANBERRIES ~ "LINGER";


THE CRANBERRIES ~ "CRANBERRIES";


Lawrence Cleary ~ 60 ~ Bassist w/1980's Irish New Wave band The Blades ("Hot For You" & "Ghost of a Chance")

THE BLADES ~ "THE BRIDE WORE WHITE";


THE BLADES ~ "DOWN MARKET";


RIP to Dan "Hack" Preszator (AKA Fingers) ~ Bassist for Ontario 1980's Garage Punks UIC and The Chickens

UIC ~ "LITE IT & FLY";


Norm Rogers ~ 61 ~ American drummer w/alt-country band The Jayhawks

THE JAYHAWKS ~ "SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY";


THE JAYHAWKS ~ "WAITING FOR THE SUN";


Steve Nisbett ~ 69 ~ Nevisian-born British reggae drummer w/1980's reggae band Steel Pulse who were also part of the ska-reggae crossover with the punk scene of the 1980's

STEEL PULSE ~ "KLU KLUX KLAN";


Steve Coy ~ 56 ~ Drummer with 1980's UK Pop band Dead or Alive ("You Spin Me Round")

DEAD OR ALIVE ~ "YOU SPIN ME ROUND";

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Some Artists From The 50's & 60's

Nokie Edwards ~ 82 ~ Guitarist w/Washington Surf Guitar band The Ventures ("Walk Don't Run", "Twilight Zone", "Out Of Limits", "Apache", "Hawaii 5-O")

THE VENTURES ~ "WALK DON'T RUN";


THE VENTURES ~ "TWILIGHT ZONE";


THE VENTURES ~ "OUT OF LIMITS";


Bill Burkette ~ 75 ~ Singer w/1960's Doo Wop group The Vogues

THE VOGUES ~ "5 O'CLOCK WORLD";


Ray Thomas ~ 76 ~ English singer-songwriter and woodwind player w/ 1960's & 70 Prog Rockers the Moody Blues ("Nights In White Satin", "Ride My See Saw", "Go Now")

THE MOODY BLUES ~ "RIDE MY SEE-SAW";


THE MOODY BLUES ~ "NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN";


THE MOODY BLUES ~ "TUESDAY AFTERNOON";


Roy Young ~ 81 ~ British singer and keyboardist Solo and w/Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, Tony Sheridan, Beatles, Long John Baldry

ROY YOUNG ~ "HEY LITTLE GIRL";


CLIFF BENNETT & THE REBEL ROUSERS ~ "GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE";


Jerry Williams ~ 75 ~ 1960's Swedish Rock singer

JERRY WILLIAMS & THE VIOLENTS ~ "NUMBER ONE";


JERRY WILLIAMS & THE VIOLENTS ~ "COME ON";


Lill Babs ~ 80 ~ 1960's Swedish pop singer;

LILL BABS ~ "LEVA LIVET" (IT'S MY PARTY";


LILL BABS ~ "ITSY BITSY";


Klaasje van der Wal ~ 69 ~ Bassist w/1960's Dutch rock band Shocking Blue ("Venus")
SHOCKING BLUE ~ "VENUS";


Takayuki Inoue ~ 77 ~ Singer with 1960's Japanese Rock band The Spiders

THE SPIDERS;


THE SPIDERS ~ "NA-RE-BAI";


THE SPIDERS ~ "DAY TRIPPER";


Craig MacGregor ~ 68 ~ American bassist w/1970's rock band Foghat ("Slow ride")

FOGHAT ~ "SLOW RIDE";


FOGHAT ~ "I JUST WANNA MAKE LOVE TO YOU";


Tom Rapp ~ 70 ~ Singer-songwriter w/American Psyche band Pearls Before Swine ("Seasons In The Sun")

PEARLS BEFORE SWINE ~ "SEASONS IN SUN";


Gary Lambert ~ 1950's Rockabilly & Country Guitarist w/Glen Glenn, Rose Maddox & Eddie Cochrane

GLEN GLENN ~ "EVERYBODY'S MOVING";


GLEN GLENN ~ "BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE";


Liam O'Flynn ~ 72 ~ Uilleann Pipe player w/Irish Folk band Planxty;

PLANXTY ~ "THREE DRUNKEN MAIDENS";


PLANXTY ~ "WHEN FIRST UNTO THIS COUNTRY";


Vic Damone ~ 89 ~ American pop singer ("On the Street Where You Live", "You're Breaking My Heart")

VIC DAMONE;


Gayle Shepherd ~ 81 ~ American singer with 1950's Pop group the Shepherd Sisters

THE SHEPPARD SISTERS ~ "ALONE";

The People Who Died (so far) 2018 Edition


Jewel Ackah ~ 72 ~ Ghanaian singer

Mikhail Alperin ~ 61 ~ Ukrainian-born Norwegian jazz pianist

Roberto Angleró ~ 88 ~ Puerto Rican music composer and singer

Ryan Arcand ~ 46 ~ Edmonton street pianist & busker

Avicii (Tim Bergling) ~ 28 ~ Swedish electronic musician ("Wake Me Up", "Hey Brother", "Levels") and disc jockey

Lill-Babs ~ 80 ~ Swedish 1960's & 70's pop singer

Tommy Banks ~ 81 ~ Canadian Juno Award winning jazz pianist, composer and politician, Senator (2000–2011)

Asmund Bjørken ~ 84 ~ Norwegian jazz sax and accordianist

Christian Burchard ~ 71 ~ Drummer & percussionist w/1970's German Jazz band

Gary Burden ~ 84 ~ Grammy winning American rock album cover artist (After the Gold Rush, Morrison Hotel, Déjà Vu)

Bill Burkette ~ 75 ~ Singer w/1960's Doo Wop group The Vogues

Warren Butland ~ 39 ~ New Brunswick bassist w/The Kenny James Band

Jim Caine ~ 91 ~ Manx jazz pianist and radio host

Tony Calder ~ 74 ~ English music promoter and executive (The Beatles, The Rolling Stones).

Tim Calvert ~ 52 ~ American guitarist w/Metal bands Nevermore, Forbidden

Leon "Ndugu" Chancler ~ 65 ~ American jazz/pop drummer w/Micheal Jackson, George Benson, Stanley Clarke, The Crusaders, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, John Lee Hooker, Dazz Band, Thelonious Monk, Jean-Luc Ponty, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Patrice Rushen, Santana, Frank Sinatra, Donna Summer, The Temptations, Tina Turner, and Weather Report.

Kak Channthy ~ 38 ~ Cambodian space rock singer

Siva Choy, 70, Singaporean blues musician

Enrico Ciacci ~ 75 ~ Italian guitarist and bandleader

Eddie Clarke ~ 67 ~ British guitarist w/Motörhead and Fastway

Lawrence Cleary ~ 60 ~ Bassist w/1980's Irish New Wave band The Blades ("Hot For You" & "Ghost of a Chance")

Buzz Clifford ~ 76 ~ American singer ("Baby Sittin' Boogie") and songwriter

Deborah Coleman ~ 61 ~ American Blues guitarist & singer

Charlie Collins ~ 81 ~ 1960's & 70's Jamaican born, London based Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae producer, label head and owner of the Four Aces Club

Stuart Colman ~ 73 ~ English record producer and bassist w/Shakin Stevens, Billy Fury, The Blasters, Cliff Richard, Phil Everly, Alvin Stardust, The Jets, The Inmates, Little Richard, The Crickets, Faith Hill, Jeff Beck

Peter "Mars" Cowling ~ 72 ~ British bassist w/The Pat Travers Band

Steve Coy ~ 56 ~ Drummer with 1980's UK Pop band Dead or Alive ("You Spin Me Round")

Anthony Cruz ~ Puerto Rican-American salsa singer

Vic Damone ~ 89 ~ American pop singer ("On the Street Where You Live", "You're Breaking My Heart")

Nathan Davis ~ 81 ~ American jazz sax player from the 1960's onward w/Eric Dolphy, Art Blakey, Nat Adderly. Ray Charles and solo

Del Delker ~ 93 ~ American gospel singer (Voice of Prophecy)

Bob Dorough ~ 94 ~ American jazz pianist, singer and composer for the "Schoolhouse Rock!" cartoons, also worked with Miles Davis, Mel Torme, Blossom Derrie and Spanky & Our Gang

Patrick Doyle ~ 32 ~ Drummer w/Scottish Indie Pop band Veronica Falls

Ron Dunbar ~ 77 ~ American R&B songwriter ("Give Me Just a Little More Time" by the Chairmen Of The Board, "Band of Gold" by Freda Payne and "Patches" by Clarence Carter)

Teddy Edelmann ~ 76 ~ Danish 1970's pop singer

Nokie Edwards ~ 82 ~ Guitarist w/Washington Surf Guitar band The Ventures ("Walk Don't Run", "Twilight Zone", "Out Of Limits", "Apache", "Hawaii 5-O")

Shawn Elliot ~ 79 ~ American 1960's pop singer ("Shame And Scandal In The Family", later covered by Peter Tosh

Terry Evans ~ 80 ~ American blues and soul musician.

Grant Fell ~ 56 ~ Bassist w/New Zealand alternative band the Headless Chickens

Claudia Fontaine ~ 57 ~ English singer (Afrodiziak) and backing vocalist (Pink Floyd, Elvis Costello)

Mikio Fujioka ~ 36 ~ Guitarist w/Japanese Nu-Metal band Babymetal

Kenneth Gärdestad ~ 69 ~ 1970's Swedish songwriter

Al Garner ~ 88 ~ British Dixieland Jazz trumpet player and band leader

Ben Graves ~ 46 ~ Drummer with American Metal band the Murderdolls

Paul Gray ~ 54 ~ Singer & keyboardist with Australian funk band Wa Wa Nee

Mario Guccio ~ 64 ~ Singer w/1970's Belgium Prog Rock band Machiavel

Peter Guidi ~ 68 ~ Scottish born Italian jazz saxophonist and flutist

Rick Hall ~ 85 ~ 1960's & 70's R&B, R&R, Gospel and Country Producer w/Fame Studio at Muscle Shoals w/Wilson Pickett, James and Bobby Purify, Aretha Franklin, Clarence Carter, Otis Redding, Arthur Conley, George Jones, Brenda Lee, Paul Anka

Billy Hancock, 71, American Rockabilly singer/guitarist

Neil Harris ~ 63 ~ Guitarist w/1970's UK Punk band Sham 69

Mike Harrison ~ 72 ~ British singer w/1970's band Spooky Tooth

Edwin Hawkins ~ 74, American gospel musician ("Oh Happy Day", "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)"

Algia Mae Hinton ~ 88 ~ American blues singer and guitarist

Dave Holland ~ 69 ~ English drummer w/Judas Priest

Richard Hoʻopiʻi ~ 76 ~ American Hawaiian musician

Brian Henry Hooper ~ 55 ~ Australian bassist (Beasts of Bourbon, Rowland S. Howard, Kim Salmon & The Surrealists)

Scott Hutchison ~ 36 ~ Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist w/indie bands Frightened Rabbit, Mastersystem, The Fruit Tree Foundation

Takayuki Inoue ~ 77 ~ Singer/guitarist with Japanese 1960's rock band The Spiders

Boyd Jarvis ~ 59 - American music producer (Herbie Hancock, La Toya Jackson, Johnny Kemp)

Nathan Jatcko ~ 31 ~ American keyboardist w/Prog-Rock band Pavlov's Dog

Brandon Jenkins ~ 48 ~ American Alt-Country singer-songwriter

Billy Johnson ~ Drummer w/American punk and noise rock bands Reggie and the Full Effect, Rocket Fuel Is The Key

Mickey Jones ~ 76 ~ American drummer (Kenny Rogers and The First Edition) and actor

Gérard Jouannest ~ 85 ~ French pianist and composer w/Jacques Brel

Kato Khandwala ~ 47 ~ American record producer (My Chemical Romance, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach)

Stu Boy King ~ 64 ~ American drummer with 1970's punk band The Dictators

Tony Kinman ~ 62 ~ American rock singer and bass guitarist w/1970's Punks The Dils ("Class War") and 1980's Cowpunks Rank and File ("Conductor Wore Black")

Gary Lambert ~ 1950's Rockabilly guitarist w/Glen Glenn, Rose Maddox & Eddie Cochrane

Denise LaSalle ~ 78 ~ American blues singer ("Trapped by a Thing Called Love")

Leah LaBelle ~ 31 ~ Canadian-born American singer (American Idol)

Rose Laurens ~ 65 ~ French pop singer-songwriter ("I Dreamed a Dream", "Africa")

Didier Lockwood ~ 62 ~ French jazz violinist

Alfred Lynn ~ 62 ~ American Hip-Hop singer Wu-Tang Clan

Craig MacGregor ~ 68 ~ American bassist w/1970's rock band Foghat ("Slow ride")

Big Tom McBride ~ 81 ~ Irish country music singer

Craig Mack ~ 47 ~ American rapper ("Flava in Ya Ear")

C. K. Mann ~ 82 Ghanaian highlife musician

Robbee Mariano ~ 47 ~ German bassist w/R&B band Söhne Mannheims

Hugh Masekela ~ 78 ~ South African jazz trumpeter ("Grazing in the Grass", "Bring Him Back Home") and composer ("Soweto Blues") also played on the Byrds "So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star"

Tommy Matley ~ 36 Singer with Irish vocal group The Overtones

Maurane ~ 57 ~ Belgian Pop singer and actress

Floyd Miles, 74, American blues musician and singer

Jerzy Milian ~ 82 ~ Polish jazz vibraphonist

Seo Min-woo ~ 33 ~ South Korean singer w/Boy Band 100%

Thom Moore, 74, American singer and songwriter

Alfred Morris III ~ 60 ~ Guitarist w/American metal band Iron Man

Mayra Mayra ~ 54 ~ Puerto Rican singer

Buell Neidlinger ~ 80 ~ American jazz bassist w/Cecil Taylor, Jon-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa, Van Dyke Parks, David Grisman, Stewart Copeland, Duane Eddy, Ry Cooder, Anthony Braxton, Leo Kottke, Ringo Star, Harry Nilson, Reuben Blades, Sam Phillips, The Beach Boys, Elvis Costello, Roy Orbison, Bob Segar, Natalie Cole, Pops Staples, FRank Siantra, Barbara Streisand,and Earth Wind & Fire

Charles Neville ~ 79 ~ American saxophonist w/The Neville Brothers ("Tell It Like It Is")

Steve Nisbett ~ 69 ~ Nevisian-born British reggae drummer (Steel Pulse)

Kenny O'Dell ~ 73 ~ American Grammy winning country singer-songwriter ("Behind Closed Doors", "Mama He's Crazy")

Liam O'Flynn ~ 72 ~ Uilleann piper w/Isrish Folk band Planxty

Dolores O'Riordan ~ 46 ~ Irish singer and musician (The Cranberries, D.A.R.K.)

Abi Ofarim ~ 80 ~ Israeli 1960's singer/guitarist w/Pop duo Esther & Abi ("Cinderella Rockefella")

Lara Saint Paul ~ 73 ~ Eritrean-born Italian R&B and Jazz singer from the 1960's & 70's

Carl Perkins ~ 59 ~ Singer & producer with New Zealand Reggae band House of Shem

Pijuan ~ 75 ~ Puerto Rican pianist

Dan "Hack" Preszator (AKA Fingers) ~ Bassist for Ontario 1980's Garage Punks UIC and The Chickens

Tony Pringle ~ 81 ~ English-born American jazz coronet player with Dixieland band the New Black Eagle Jazz Band

Frank Pucci (AKA Killjoy) ~ 48, American singer w/Death Metal bands Necrophagia, Cabal, Viking Crown and solo

Charlie Quintana, 56, American rock drummer (Social Distortion, The Plugz, Cracker)

Mowzey Radio ~ 33 ~ Ugandan singer with Afro-Pop band Goodlyfe Crew

Tom Rapp ~ 70 ~ American singer-songwriter w/1960's Psyche band Pearls Before Swine

David Ratt ~ Drummer or 1980's New York Noise Punk band Rat At Rat

Stan Reynolds ~ 92 ~ British jazz trumpeter w/Buddy Rich, Vic Lewis and the Beatles

Charlie Rice ~ 98 ~ American big band jazz drummer w/Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, John Coltrane, Sonny Stitt, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Oscar Pettiford, Jimmy Heath

Jim Rodford ~ 76 ~ English bassist (Argent, The Kinks, The Zombies)

Norm Rogers ~ 61 ~ American drummer w/alt-country band The Jayhawks

Zeno Roth ~ 61 ~ German guitarist and songwriter w/the Scorpions

Leif Rygg ~ 77 ~ Norwegian fiddler

Hideki Saijo ~ 63 ~ Japanese 1970's Pop singer

Mark Salling ~ 35 ~ American singer and actor (Glee)

Sax Man ~ 65 ~ American street busker

Coco Schumann ~ 93 ~ German jazz guitarist

Preston Shannon ~ 70 ~ American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Shavey, Kenyan dancehall singer

Gayle Shepherd ~ 81 ~ American singer 1950's Pop and R&R singer with the Shepherd Sisters

Art Simmons ~ 92 ~ American jazz pianist w/Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Quincy Jones, Art Taylor, Kenny Clarke

Daryle Singletary ~ 46 ~ American country music singer ("I Let Her Lie", "The Note", "Amen Kind of Love")

Hazel Smith ~ 83 ~ American country music journalist, publicist (Kinky Friedman) and songwriter

Mark E. Smith ~ 60 ~ English singer and songwriter w/1970's & 80's Punk & Post-Punk band The Fall ("Victoria", "Mr Pharmacist", "Hit the North")

Russell Solomon ~ 92 ~ American retail executive, founder of Tower Records.

Jeff St John ~ 71 ~ Australian 1970's Pop singer/songwriter

Yvonne Staples ~ 80 ~ American soul singer w/The Staple Singers

John "Jabo" Starks ~ 79 ~ American drummer w/James Brown & The J.B.'s

Buster Stiggs ~ 63 ~ British-born Drummer w/New Zealand 1980's New Wave bands Suburban Reptiles, The Swingers, The Models

Cecil Taylor ~ 89 ~ American Free Jazz pianist from the late 1950's on

Ray Thomas ~ 76 ~ English singer-songwriter w/ 1960's & 70 Prog Rockers the Moody Blues ("Nights In White Satin", "Ride My See Saw", "Go Now")

Pat Torpey ~ 64 ~ American drummer (Mr. Big)

Micki Varro ~ 75 ~ American actress and jazz singer

Bob Wakelin - singer/percussionist and artist from British post-punk band Modern Eon

Klaasje van der Wal ~ 69 ~ Bassist w/1960's Dutch rock band Shocking Blue ("Venus")

Lari White, 52, American country singer ("Now I Know", "That's My Baby")

Dick Williams ~ 91 ~ Singer with American 1940's & 50's Pop singers The Williams Brothers

Jerry Williams ~ 75 ~ 1960's Swedish Rock singer

Betty Willis ~ 76 ~ American soul singer

Olly Wilson, 80, American composer, musicologist, and jazz musician

Jimmy Wisner ~ 86 ~ American pianist, producer and songwriter w/Bobby Rydell, Freddy Cannon, Neil Sedaka, Bobby Vinton, Herbie Mann, Miriam Makeba, Judy Collins, Spanky & Our Gang, Tony Bennett, the Cowsills, Carly Simon, Al Kooper, Iggy Pop, Barbra Streisand, Tommy James, Brigitte Bardot, and Randy & the Rainbows.

Roy Young ~ 81 ~ British singer and keyboardist Solo and w/Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, Tony Sheridan, Beatles, Long John Baldry

Friday, 27 October 2017

Some More Rockers From The 50's & 60's

Fats Domino ~ 89 ~ Classic New Orleans R&B pianist with hits w/"Blueberry Hill", "I'm Walking", "The Fat Man". Fats was not the most famous black R&R figure of the 50's, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddly, Little Richard and Nat King Cole can fight over that title, but Fats actually had the most hit's starting in 1949.

FATS DOMINO ~ "AIN'T THAT A SHAME";


Howard Carroll ~ 92 ~ American guitarist with 1950's & 60's Gospel group The Dixie Hummingbirds

THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS ~ "I'VE GOT SO MUCH TO SHOUT ABOUT";


THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIORDS ~ "IF YOU SEE MY SAVIOUR";


THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS ~ "DIDN'T IT RAIN";


Warren "Pete" Moore ~ 78 ~ American Hall of Fame singer (The Miracles), songwriter ("The Tracks of My Tears", "Ain't That Peculiar", "Love Machine")

THE MIRACLES ~ "THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS";


THE MIRACLES ~ "TEARS OF A CLOWN";


JIMMY BEAUMONT ~ 76 ~ Singer with 1960's Doo-Wop group The Skyliners ("Since I Don't Have You";

THE SKYLINERS ~ "SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU";


Johnny Hallyday, 74, French rock singer ("Requiem pour un fou", "Marie", "Tous ensemble")

JOHNNY HALLYDAY ~ "SOUVENIRS, SOUVENIRS";


George Young ~ Singer and guitarist from 1960's Australian band The Easybeats with hits like "Friday On My Mind" and "Sorry". He was also the older brother of Angus and Malcolm Young from AC/DC and he served as their manager in the early years.

THE EASYBEATS ~ "FRIDAY ON MY MIND";


THE EASYBEATS ~ "SORRY";


THE EASYBEATS ~ "SHE'S SO FINE";


Ray Thomas ~ 76 ~ English singer-songwriter w/ 1960's & 70 Prog Rockers the Moody Blues ("Nights In White Satin", "Ride My See Saw", "Go Now")

THE MOODY BLUES ~ "I'LL GO CRAZY";


THE MOODY BLUES ~ "RIDE MY SEE SAW";


Pentti Glan ~ 71 ~ Finnish-Canadian drummer (Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Mandala, Klaatu)

THE MANDALA ~ "LOVEITIS";


KLAATU ~ "A ROUTINE DAY";


WAYNE COCHRAN ~ 78 ~ American R&R singer ("Last Kiss")
WAYNE COCHRAN ~ "THE HARLEM SHUFFLE";


WAYNE COCHRAN & OTIS REDDING ~ "I CAN'T TURN YOU LOSE";


Mitch Margo ~ 70 ~ American singer w/1960's doo-wop group The Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight")

THE TOKENS ~ "THE LIONS SLEEP TONIGHT";


Riem de Wolff ~ 74 ~ Dutch-Indonesian singer w/1960's Dutch Pop Band The Blue Diamonds

THE BLUE DIAMONDS ~ "RAMONA";


Boris Lindqvist ~ 76 ~ Swedish 1960's rock singer


Della Reese ~ 86 ~ 1950's & 60's R&B singer and actress

DELLA REESE ~ "LONELYVILLE";


DELLA REESE ~ "SOMEDAY YOU'LL WANT ME TO WANT YOU";


Keely Smith ~ 89 ~ American singer ("That Old Black Magic", "I've Got You Under My Skin") and wife of Louis Prima

KEELY SMITH & LOUIS PRIMA ~ "THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC";


Mel Tillis, 85, American Hall of Fame country music singer-songwriter ("I Ain't Never", "Coca-Cola Cowboy" "Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town")

MEL TILLIS ~ "RUBY DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TWON";


Dick Noel ~ 90 ~ American big band band singer w/Ray Anthony's Orch ("Count Every Star")

RAY ANTHONY ORCH w/DICK NOEL:


Gert Timmerman ~ 82 ~ Dutch big band singer


Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Some More Figures From The Punk & New Wave Era

Grant Hart ~ 56 ~ Drummer/Singer/Songwriter w/classic 1980's Minnesota band Husker Du ("Don't Wanna Know If Yo Are Lonely", "Turn On The News", "Eight Miles High"

HUSKER DU ~ "DON'T WANT TO KNOW IF YOU ARE LONELY";


HUSKER DU ~ "COULD YOU BE THE ONE";


HUSKER DU ~ "EIGHT MILES HIGH";


Malcolm Young ~ 68 ~ Guitarist with AC/DC (I couldn't figure where else to put him);

AC/DC ~ "JAIL BREAK";


AC/DC ~ "IT'S A LONG WAY TO THE TOP";


AC/DC ~ "LET THERE BE ROCK";


Iain Shedden ~ 60 ~ Scottish-Australian drummer w/1970's Punk band The Saints
THE SAINTS ~ "I'M STRANDED";


Pat DiNizio ~ 62 ~ American singer and musician w/Power-Pop band The Smithereens

THE SMITHEREENS ~ "A GIRL LIKE YOU";


THE SMITHEREENS ~ "ONLY A MEMORY";


Tommy Keene ~ 59 ~ Maryland 1980's Power-Pop singer/songwriter

TOMMY KEENE ~ "Places That Are Gone";


Mike Hudson ~ 61 ~ American guitarist with 1970's Ohio Punk band The Pagans

THE PAGANS ~ "HOPPED UP";


Fred Cole ~ 69 ~ Singer with California Garage bands Lollipop Shoppe and Dead Moon

DEAD MOON ~ "DOA";


Chuck Mosley ~ 57 ~ American singer w/Faith No More ("We Care a Lot") and Bad Brains

FAITH NO MORE ~ "WE CARE A LOT";


C'el Revuelta ~ Bassist with Los Angeles Hardcore band Black Flag

BLACK FLAG ~ "RISE ABOVE";


BLACK FLAG ~ "NERVOUS BREAKDOWN";


Eric Eycke ~ 62 ~ Former Singer with American thrash band Corrosion of Conformity (circa 1984)

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY;


Borislav Oslovčan ~ 56 ~ Serbian bassist w/Punk Band Pekinška Patka

Pekinska Patka - Biti ruzan, pametan i mlad;


Pekinška Patka - "Poderimo Rock";


Alvin DeGuzman ~ Guitarist with American Alternative Band The Icarus Line
THE ICARUS LINE ~ "UP AGAINST THE WALL";


THE ICARUS LINE ~ "PARTY THE BABY OFF";


Larry Ray ~ 63 ~ American rock guitarist w/Psyche-Rock Band Outrageous Cherry

OUTRAGEOUS CHERRY ~ "LOVE & OTHER ELECTRICAL STORMS";


OUTRAGEOUS CHERRY ~ "OUR LOVE WILL CHANGE THE WORLD";


Sir Christus ~ 39 ~ Guitarist w/Finnish Glam Rock Band Negative

Negative ~ "THE MOMENT OF OUR LOVE";