UFO Guitarist & Keyboardist Paul Raymond Dead at 73 – Our Tribute

UFO Guitarist & Keyboardist Paul Raymond Dead at 73 April 13, 2019 – Raymond goes way back with UFO joining in 1976 and first appeared on the band highest charting album in the U.S. “Lights Out.” from May of 1977 which peaked at #23 on the Billboard album chart. He […]

Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77 – Our Tribute

Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77 He was the oldest member of the band. Just 24 when the Monkees phenomenon started in 1966. Though compared and meant to be in the same lane as the Beatles the Monkees were certainly a different animal but that’s not to say […]

James Ingram, R&B Singer, Dead at 66.

James Ingram, Grammy-winning soul singer Dead at 66 It’s another big loss to the music world. All his hits from the ’80s and ’90s are still being played on radio stations all over the world. He had 8 Top 40 Billboard hits. Starting with two from Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude” […]

Daryl Dragon Of Captain & Tennille Dead At 76 – Our Tribute

Dragon Of Captain & Tennille Dead At 76 – Our Tribute January, 3, 2019 – He died of renal failure in Prescott, Arizona today with his other half of the Captain & Tennille, Toni Tennille, by his side. They met in 1971 after Toni hired him to play piano for […]

‘Super Dave’ Bob Einstein (Curb Your Enthusiasm) Dead at 76

‘Super Dave’ Bob Einstein (Curb Your Enthusiasm) Dead at 76 January 2, 2019 – His famous younger brother Albert Brooks who is an actor, Writer, Director, released the statement, “R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You will be missed forever.” […]

RAY SAWYER OF DR. HOOK DEAD AT 81 – Our Tribute

RAY SAWYER OF DR. HOOK DEAD AT 81 He was one of their singers and the face of Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. He was sometimes known as the mascot of the band because of his larger than life persona. He lost his right eye in a near-fatal 1967 […]

Mike Taylor of Walk Off the Earth Has Died

Mike Taylor of Walk Off the Earth Has Died The band released the following statement, “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and band member.” The keyboardist and vocalist died in his sleep of natural causes last night. The indie band from Burlington, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70 – We Look Back

He was certainly part of a phenomenon in the 70’s. They were not exactly a rockers delight but it was hard to ignore Scotland’s Bay City Rollers in 1975-76 in North American and even earlier in the U.K. It was actually Alan Longmuir who formed the Bay City Rollers with […]