Peter Tork – 1942 – 2019

February 22, 2019

Peter TorkAnother pop/rock legend passed away today; Peter Tork, of the Monkees will be remembered for his zany personality and under-rated musical skills.

Read the Rolling Stone Magazine obituary here.

video – the monkees – daydream believer featuring piano intro by peter tork

video – Aunty Grizelda – the monkees featuring peter tork


Tony Joe White – 1943 – 2018

October 26, 2018


One of the great song writers of the 60s, 70s… right through to today, has died of a heart attack in Tennessee. Tony Joe White was 75.

Read Rolling Stone magazine’s obituary here.

David Cassidy – 1950 – 2017

November 22, 2017


David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, has died in a Florida hospital. The musician and actor remembered for his starring role in The Partridge Family was 67.

Read Rolling Stone Magazine’s tribute here.

Malcolm Young (1953 – 2017)

November 20, 2017

malcolm youngAC/DC guitarist and co-founder, Malcolm Young has passed away after a long period of illness.

Read the full story from Rolling Stone magazine here.

Tom Petty 1950 – 2017

October 3, 2017

Tom petty

One of the true greats of rock music, Tom Petty, has passed away following a heart attack.  After a premature announcement by the LAPD, Tom’s family has now announced that he has gone – truly a rock ‘n’ roll great!

Read Rolling Stone Magazine’s tribute here.

Walter Becker (1950 – 2017)

September 4, 2017

Walter Becker

Walter Becker, legendary guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of Steely Dan passed away on September 3, 2017. 

Steely Dan bandmate, Donald Fagen, issued a memorial letter praising Walter’s talent and remarking that he was,

…smart as a whip, an excellent guitarist and a great songwriter… He was cynical about human nature, including his own, and hysterically funny.

 Donald also said,

I intend to keep the music we created together alive.

 Read the full Rolling Stone obituary here.

 steely dan – my old school – 1973 – video

steely dan – fm (no static at all) – 1978 – video

Glen Campbell (1936 – 2017)

August 9, 2017

Glen C 2Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936– August 8, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, television host, and actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a music and comedy variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television, from January 1969 through June 1972.

During his 50 years in show business, Campbell released more than 70 albums. He sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA gold albums, four platinum albums, and one double-platinum album.

One of the greats passed away todayRead Rolling Stones Magazine’s article here.