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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Back in black! R.I.P. 2010 - Part 1

Hi all, I'm back for 2011, and before I start posting again, here's a selected list of those who have left us in 2010 - R.I.P. :

Teddy Pendergrass (Jan. 13, 2010): singer -died of complications of colon cancer.

Dale Hawkins (Feb. 13, 2010): singer/guitarist, wrote "Suzy Q" -died from colon cancer.

Sylvia Shemwell (Feb. 13, 2010): singer, member of THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS (search this blog!), sang behind Elvis.

Doug Fiegler (Feb. 14, 2010): singer/guitarist, lead member of THE KNACK ("My Sharona") -died from cancer.

Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (Feb. 27, 2010): bassist for HALL & OATES -died from heart attack.

Bobby Espinosa (Feb. 27, 2010): keyboardist for EL CHICANO.

Lolly Vegas (Mar. 4, 2010): singer and guitarist for REDBONE -died from lung cancer.

Herb Cohen (Mar. 16, 2010): manager for FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION.

Alex Chilton (Mar. 17, 2010): singer and guitarist for THE BOX TOPS ("The Letter") and BIG STAR -died from a heart problem.

Skip Mesquite (Mar. 19, 2010): sax player for TOWER OF POWER and COLD BLOOD -died from cancer.

Luciano Casa (Mar. 26, 2010): drummer and vocals for Italian prog band CAPITOLO 6 -died of throat cancer.

Peter Herbolzheimer (Mar. 27, 2010): German trombonist.

Malcolm McLaren (Apr. 8, 2010): manager of SEX PISTOLS and NEW YORK DOLLS -died from mesothelioma.

Peter Steele (Apr. 14, 2010): bassist and singer for TYPE O NEGATIVE -died of heart failure.

Bo Hansson (Apr. 24, 2010): prog artist.

Morris Pert (Apr. 27, 2010): percussionist for BRAND X, etc.

Ronnie James Dio (May 16, 2010): vocalist, member of BLACK SABBATH -died of stomach cancer.

Will Orthofer (May 17, 2010): singer and sax player for prog band EELA CRAIG -died of heart attack.

Paul Gray (aka #2) (May 24, 2010): bassist for SLIPKNOT -died of 'accidental overdose'.

Brian Duffy (May 31, 2010): -cover photographer for DAVID BOWIE's "Aladdin Sane" -died of degenerative lung disease.

Marvin Isley (Jun. 6, 2010): bassist for THE ISLEY BROTHERS.

Garry Shider (aka Diaper Man) (Jun. 6, 2010): guitarist/vocalist for PARLIAMENT/FUNKADELIC -died of lung/brain cancer.

Pete Quaife (Jun. 24, 2010): original bassist for THE KINKS.

2 comments:

Dana said...

So depressing! :-)

Miloš Vasić said...

Yeah it's depressing, but it's nice to have you back on-line.