Rock Star Death Notices - December 2018

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Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jody Williams

Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jody Williams

Kenny Butler - D. 9-23-2018 - guitar - played for The Rubettes.

Roy Hargrove - D. 11-2-2018 - 49 - Grammy winning trumpet player - played and recorded with Sonny Rollins, Winton Marsalis, Oscar Peterson and John Mayer.

Glen Schwartz - D. 11-2-2018 - 78 - guitarist for James Gang and Pacific Gas & Electric.

Ranford Bigsby (Liam Anderson) - D. 11-4-2018 - 26 - allegedly killed by his close friend during a fight - singer - son of Gary Anderson of Rose Tattoo.

Hugh McDowell - D. 11-8-2018 - 65 - cellist for Electric Light Orchestra and Roy Wood’s Wizzard.

Wolfgang Schl├╝ter - B. 11-12-1933 D. 11-12-2018 - 85 - Jazz - German vibraphonist who played with Michael Naura, Kurt Edelhagen, Peter Herbolzheimer and Volker Kriegel.

Roy Clark - D. 11-15-2018 - 85 - American singer and musician - host of Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from 1969 to 1997. Clark was an important and influential figure in country music, both as a performer and helping to popularize the genre.
John O’Daniel - D. 11-17-2018 - 69 - lead singer for Texas-based southern rock group Point Blank.

Eddie C. Campbell - D. 11-20-2018 - 79 - Chicago - guitarist, singer, recording artist.

Trevor McNaughton - D. 11-20-2018 - 77 - respiratory failure - singer for reggae band The Melodians

Devin Lima - D. 11-21-2018 - 41 - adrenal cancer - singer -  LFO (Lyte Funkie Ones).

Skip Van Winkle - D. 11-27-2018 - 74 - played in Teegarden & Van Winkle, a folksy American musical duo from the 70’s composed of Skip (Knape) Van Winkle (electronic organ, organ pedal bass, vocals), and David Teegarden (drums, vocals) - also played in Robbie Krieger Organization in the 90’s.

Jody Williams - D. 12-1-2018 - 83 - Blues Hall of Fame inductee - worked alongside Bo Diddley, Jimmy Witherspoon and Floyd Dixon as well as recording several albums under his own name.