Actor Ken Berry of F Troop, Mayberry RFD, & Mama’s Family Dead at 85

Ken Berry of F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama’s Family Dead at 85 (November 3, 1933 – December 1, 2018) The multi-talented actor died yesterday. His ex-wife Jackie Joseph-Lawrence posted the news on Facebook Berry played many very likeable characters. He could act, sing and dance. Before playing Captain Parmenter on […]

Nazareth’s Pete Agnew On The Day They Lost Drummer Darrell Sweet

Pete Agnew Of Nazareth On The Day Drummer Darrell Sweet Died (#3) I am a big Nazareth fan. For me it started with their third album “Razamanaz” from 1973 that was produced by Deep Purple’s Roger Glover. He also produced “Loud ‘n’ Proud” and co-produced “Rampant” with Nazareth guitarist guitarist […]

Top 10 Roy Clark Songs – Our Tribute To Roy – RIP

On this one we pay tribute to the late Roy Clark who passed today Nov. 15, 2018. Here is our TOP 10 based on old chart position and current play on Spotify. The tunes include, Yesterday When I Was Young, Thank God and Greyhound, Come Live With Me, If I […]

Country Music Legend Roy Clark Dead at 85 – Our Tribute

A legend in Country music has passed. Roy Clark was 85-years-old. Clark was a mainstay in the genre and on television in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Country Superstar Roy Clark Dead at 85 I was a rocker in the seventies but I loved Roy Clark. Just watching him on […]

Steve Lukather: All the Deaths In Rock Have Hurt – Interview #15

Check out the video below (16) Toto’s Steve Lukather Says All The Rock Deaths have Changed His Perspective on Live In 2016 we felt like we were doing an tribute/obituary at least once a week. And the two years since haven’t been much better. Steve Lukather and I talked about […]

Jefferson Airplane/Starship Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76

Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76 He played a main role in the San Francisco bands sound in the 60’s and in the follow-up band Jefferson Starship singing lead vocals and writing on the latter’s “Miracles” from 1975. Balin was the chief songwriter on Jefferson Airplane’ debut album […]

Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning

Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning That’s the official word from the London coroner today. The Guardian is reporting that a hotel maid found the singer submerged face-up in a bathtub on January 15 of this year. The coroner reported that O’Riordan’s blood alcohol level was four times the legal […]

Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 – Our Tribute

Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 It was reported a few days ago  that the singer was gravely ill surrounded by family in Detroit and that she had been battling cancer since 2010. Roger Freidmann of Showbiz 411 Column, said: “Aretha is surrounded by family and people close […]

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band mate Roger Pope

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band-mate Roger Pope (Interview #3) To most the ultimate Elton John Band are the guys who created most of the seventies hits. That’s Elton with guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray on Bass (He died in 1992). From “Honky Chateau” in […]