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 […]

Director Penny Marshall, of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Dead at 75

Director Penny Marshall, of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Dead at 75 She was just as famous for being a director and as an actress. Marshall died yesterday in her Hollywood Hills home due to complications from diabetes. Her family released the following statement, “Our family is heartbroken over the passing of […]

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 […]