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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Other R.I.P.s of 2008

Here is a small list of other musicians I didn't get a chance to post in 2008; perhaps in the future!

Slamowir Kulpowicz (Feb. 8, 2008) - Polish keyboard player, was a member of Zbigniew Namyslowski's band

Niel Aspinall (Mar. 24, 2008) - road manager of The Beatles (considered the fifth Beatle). Appeared on "Yellow Submarine" (vocals), and "Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite" (harmonica)

Mel Galley (Jul. 1, 2008) -guitar player for '70s band Trapeze, and later in Whitesnake!

Phil White (Sep. 6, 2008) - bass, keyboard player of the '70s prog band Space Opera

Richard "Popcorn" Wylie (Sep. 7, 2008) - piano player, worked with The Funk Brothers. Also had some funky solo releases

Marc Moulin (Sep. 26, 2008) - jazz musician

Miriam Makeba (Nov. 9, 2008) - S.African singer

Kenny MacLean (Nov. 24, 2008) - bass player for Platinum Blonde

Pekka Pohjola (Nov. 27, 2008) - Finnish bass player/musician, had some great fusion releases in the '70s. Worked with Made In Sweden, Mike Oldfield, Jukka Tolonen, Wigwam

Odetta (Dec. 2, 2008) - American folk, blues, jazz singer

1 comment:

Dana said...

How exactly do you HEAR about all these deaths??