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 […]

Iconic Actor Albert Finney Dead at 82 – Our Tribute

Iconic Actor Albert Finney Dead at 82 February 8, 2019 – Finney left us an amazing body of work including, his roles in “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” (1960), “Tom Jones” (1963), “Two for the Road” (1967), “Scrooge” (1970), “Annie” (1982), “The Dresser” (1983), “Miller’s Crossing” (1990), “Erin Brockovich” (2000), […]

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” […]

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69 He was an amazing man – a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer, radio host and inventor. He just turned 69 on January 1st. He died at his home in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He had been suffering from cancer. He lead the multi platinum band […]

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.” […]

Former Ray Sawyer Guitarist (Wray Ellis) Shares His Memories (Dr. Hook)

Former Ray Sawyer guitarist Wray Ellis chatted with us via Skype about his memories touring with the former Dr Hook vocalist. For more on Wray Ellis click here https://www.reverbnation.com/wrayellis VISIT OUR ALBUM AND BOOK PICK AT THE ROCK HISTORY BOOK STORE https://www.amazon.com/shop/rockhistorymusic HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE […]

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, […]

Sarah McLachlan, Straight Lines Guitarist David Sinclair Dead at 69

JULY 25, 1949 – DECEMBER 18, 2018 Guitarist David Sinclair Dead at 69 He certainly put his stamp on the history of Canadian music with a resume that included work with Bryan Adams, Prism, BTO and Sarah McLachlanamong others. Sinclair died this morning after a battle with cancer. The guitarist […]