Obituaries


#777

Indeed


#778

I met him a couple of times and attended his daughters wedding. According to his wife his least favourite word of all was ‘knobcheese’. :grinning:
A decent and principled man and a sad loss.


#779

RIP Sister Wendy


#780

Honey Lantree


#781

my first single was from them!


#782

RIP Norman Gimbel - the man that put words to many famous tunes


#783

#784

That’s sad. An early 3020 was my first HiFi amplifier.


#785

I still have NAD gear in t’brewery :+1:


#786

#787

Oh, that’s a shame. Played some great parts.


#788

Certainly did, Ab fab really gave her career a resurgance but she was in so many light entertainment shows on TV radio and film


#789

Another of the comedy greats passes away. Very sad, but what a career and obviously a life well lived.


#790

I grew up on Terry and June. She was always great in the Carry On roles as well. RIP.


#791

And Hancock’s Half Hour


#792

Yes, I was very young then but I do remember her in them.


#793

Good obituary here

Amazing to think her first professional acting role was in 1944


#794

From the staff and faculty of The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge, Godspeed to all we lost in 2018.

Jan.
2. Rick Hall (Fame Studios) 85
5. Jerry Van Dyke (Actor) 86
8. Ray Thomas (Moody Blues) 76
10. Eddie Clarke (Motorhead) 67
15. Edwin Hawkins 74
15. Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries) 46
16. Dave Holland (Judas Priest) 69
20. Jim Rodford (Zombies Kinks Argent) 76
23. Mark E. Smith (The Fall) 60
23. Hugh Masekela 78

Feb.
2. Dennis Edwards (Temptations) 74
7. Mickey Jones (Kenny Rogers Home Improvement) 76
7. Pat Torpey (Mr. Big) 64
9. Craig MacGregor (Foghat) 68
11. Vic Damone 89
12. Marty Allen (comedian) 95
16. Barbara Ann Alston (The Crystals) 74

March.

  1. Bill Burkette (The Vogues) 75
  2. Van McLain (Shooting Star) 62
  3. David Ogden Stiers (M.A.S.H.) 75
  4. Patrick Doyle (Veronica Falls) 32
  5. Russell Solomon (Tower Records) 92
  6. Nokie Edwards (The Ventures) 82
  7. Charlie Quintana (Social Distortion) 56
  8. Peter Cowling (Pat Travers) 72
  9. Mike Harrison (Spooky Tooth) 72

April.
10. Yvonne Staples (Staple Singers) 80
16. Harry Anderson (Actor Night Court) 65
21. Verne Troyer (Mini Me) 49
23. Bob Dorough (Schoolhouse Rock) 94
30. Tim Calvert (Nevermore) 52

May.

  1. John ‘Jabo’ Starks (James Brown drummer) 79
  2. Tony Kinman (Rank & File) 62
  3. Margot Kidder (Actress Superman) 69

June.
8. Anthony Bourdain 61
8. Danny Kirwan (Fleetwood Mac) 68
13. DJ Fontana (Elvis drummer) 87
15. Nick Knox (The Cramps) 60
15. Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy (Blues Brothers) 88
22. Vinnie Paul (Pantera) 54
24. George Cameron (Left Banke) 70
25. Richard ‘Old Man’ Harrison (Pawn Stars) 77
27. Joe Jackson (Jackson 5 Dad) 89

July.
2. Alan Longmuir (Bay City Rollers) 70

Aug.
16. Aretha Franklin 76
20. Eddie Willis (Funk Brothers) 82
22. Ed King (Lynyrd Skynyrd Strawberry Alarm) 68
24. Robin Leach (Lifestyles of Rich…) 76
26. Neil Simon (Playwrite) 91

Sept.
4. Bill Daily (I Dream of Jennie) 91
6. Burt Reynolds 82
27. Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane) 76
29. Otis Rush (Blues guitarist) 84

Oct.
2. Geoff Emerick (Beatles engineer) 72
7. John Wicks (The Records) 65
17. Oli Herbert (All That Remains) 44
24. Wah Wah Watson (Funk Brothers) 67
24. Tony Joe White 75
27. Todd Youth (Danzig) 47
29. Jimmy Farrar (Molly Hatchet) 67

Nov.
3. Sondra Locke (Actress) 74
3. Glenn Schwartz (James Gang PG&E) 77
6. Hugh McDowell (ELO cellist) 65
12. Stan Lee (Comics) 95
15. Roy Clark 85

Dec.

  1. Ken Berry (Actor F Troop) 85
  2. Pete Shelley (The Buzzcocks) 63
  3. The Mascara Snake (Caption Beyond) 70
  4. Joe Osborn (Wrecking Crew bassist) 81
  5. Penny Marshall (Laverne & Shirley) 75

#795

Love Sondra Locke, her acting with Clint was magic. Thanks for the list


#796

Argh it’s Buzzcocks :rage::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::face_with_symbols_over_mouth: