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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54 This came as a big surprise for many metal fans. The following statement was released last night, “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” reads a statement on the Pantera Facebook page. “Paul is best known for […]

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68 He played on albums like, ‘Then Play On’ (1969), ‘Kiln House’ (1970), ‘Future Games’ (1971), ‘Bare Trees’ (1972) Mick Fleetwood released the following statement on his Facebook page, “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of […]

Soul Singer Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers Dead at 80

She passed away at her home in Chicago, Illinois. Staples performed on hits including “Respect Yourself,” “I’ll Take You There” and “Let’s Do It Again.” The latter two went to #1. She joined the family band after her brother Pervis was drafted into the army. They actually started in the […]