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Madison's Ryan Gronli

Madison's Ryan Gronli

Rock Star Death Notices - October 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Ryan Gronli (Madison musician), Eddie Money, Ric Ocasek (The Cars), Robert Hunter (Grateful Dead lyricist), Mick Schauer (Clutch), Tony Mills (TNT), Yonrico Scott (Derek Trucks), Larry Wallis (orginal Motörhead guitarist), and more

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Neal Casal (Chris Robinson & the Brotherhood, solo artist, and more)

Neal Casal (Chris Robinson & the Brotherhood, solo artist, and more)

Rockstar Death Notices - September 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Dick Richards (Bill Haley & His Comets), Ian Gibbons (The Kinks), David Berman (the Silver Jews), Peter Fonda (Easy Rider), Larry “The Mole” Taylor (Canned Heat), Reb Foster (The Turtles) and many others.

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Gary Alderman - legendary jazz DJ at WORT 89.9FM

Gary Alderman - legendary jazz DJ at WORT 89.9FM

Rock Star Death Notices - August 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP this month: Art “Poppa Funk” Neville (Neville Brothers/The Meters), Gary Alderman (WORT DJ), Paul “Lil’ Buck” Sinegal (Buckwheat Zydeco), Jules M. Blattner (Chuck Berry), and more

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Grammy winning Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John

Grammy winning Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John

Rock Star Death Notices - July 2019
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RIP This Month:

This Month RIP: Abb Locke (Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters), strong>Brian Doherty (Big Wreck), Dr. John, Spencer Bohren (New Orleans blues and folk guitarist), Jeff Austin (Yonder Mountain String Band), Hella Sketchy (rapper) Gary Duncan (Qicksilver Messenger Service) and many others.

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Koerner, Ray & Glover - Tony Glover (middle) Circa 1963

Koerner, Ray & Glover - Tony Glover (middle) Circa 1963

Rock Star Death Notices - June 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP this month: Glen Cataline and Eric Moore (the Godz), Mike Whilhelm (Flamin’ Groovies), Leon Redbone, Tony Glover (Koerner, Ray & Glover), Jeffrey Walls (Guadalcanal Diary), Doris Day, Roky Erickson (Psychedelic Rock Pioneer), Boon Gould (Level 42)

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Madison bassist David Davenport

Madison bassist David Davenport

Rockstar Death Notices - May 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Paul Raymond (UFO), David Davenport (Mad - Steely Dane, Java), Dave Samuels (Spyro Gyra), Phil McCormack (Molly Hatchet) and many others

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guitarist Bernie Torme with Ozzy Osbourne

guitarist Bernie Torme with Ozzy Osbourne

Rock Star Death Notices - April 2019
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RIP This Month:

Mark Hollis (Talk Talk), Doug Sandom (original Who drummer), Stephan Ellis (Survivor), Keith Flint (Prodigy), Mike Grose (Queen’s first bassist), Hal Blaine (legendary drummer), Bernie Torme (Ozzy/Gillan guitarist), Christopher W. Fox (Madison drummer), Ranking Roger (English Beat), all three members of duo HER, Nipsy Hussle and more

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Madison's Jimmie Hill RIP

Madison's Jimmie Hill RIP

Rock Star Death Notices - March 2019
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RIP This Month:

This month: Jim Dunlop Sr. (Dunlop), Cadet, Harvey Scales (Milw), Eric Traub, Kofi Burbridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Jimmie Hill (Madison), Peter Tork (the Monkees), Andy Anderson (the Cure), and more

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Michael Ledbetter

Michael Ledbetter

Rock Star Death Notices - February 2019
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Nate Applewhite (Magic Slim), Dean Ford (Alan Parsons), Alan Pearlman (ARP Synthesizers), Lorna Doom (The Germs), Ron Watson (Helix), Ted McKenna (Michael Schenker), Michael Ledbetter (Chicago Blues), Clive Stevens (Manfred Mann), Bruce Corbit (Rigor Mortis), Paul Whaley (Blue Cheer), and many others.

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Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jody Williams

Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jody Williams

Rock Star Death Notices - December 2018
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Hugh McDowell (ELO), Trevor McNaughton (Melodians), Skip Van Winkle, Jody Williams (Blues Hall of Fame inductee)

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Anna Snopek

Anna Snopek

Rock Star Death Notices - November 2018
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RIP This Month:

This Month: Al Rubin (Madison), Crystal Berenek (Madison), Al Simones, Geoff Emerick, Don Dexter, Anna Snopek (Milwaukee), Takehisa, Dominick “Randy” Safuto, Oli Herbert (All That Remains), Jon James McMurray, Tony Joe White, Wah Wah Watson, Sonny Fortune, Young Greatness, Jimmy Farrar (Molly Hatchet)

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Otis Rush

Otis Rush

Rock Star Death Notices - October 2018
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RIP This Month:

This Month’s RIPs: Irvin “Carrot” Jarrett (Third World), David “Nicci Wikkid” Hussman (Slave Raider), Conway Savage (Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds), Luisa Mann Buoni (Milwaukee), Max Bennett (Frank Zappa), Martin Allcock (Jethro Tull), Hardy Fox (Residents), Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane), Otis Rush, Peggy Sue, and more

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Mike Stoiber playing with the Casual Tease circa mid 80's

Mike Stoiber playing with the Casual Tease circa mid 80's

Rockstar Death Notices - September 2018
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RIP This Month:

RIP This month: Mike Stoiber (Milwaukee), Aretha Franklin, Ed King (Lynryd Skynyrd, Strawberry Alarm Clock) and more

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Madison's own Derek Brady

Madison's own Derek Brady

Rock Star Death Notices - August 2018
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RIP This Month:

This Month: Dr. Philip Tarbane, Derek Brady (Madison), Tab Hunter, and more

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Woody Davis of Madison's The Faith Hills Have Eyes

Woody Davis of Madison's The Faith Hills Have Eyes

Rockstar Death Notices - July 2018
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RIP This Month:

Erica Eide (Madison, Handphibians), Eddy “the Chief” Clearwater (blues legend), DJ Fontana (Elvis), Woody Davis (Madison, The Faith Hills Have Eyes), Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Damageplan, Helly Yeah), and more!

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