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  • Rock Star Death Notices - July 2019

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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

    Abb Locke - D. 3-9-2019 - 84 - Tenor Sax - played with Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Memphis Slim and many others.

    Brian Doherty - D. 6-5-2019 - 51 - cancer - guitarist for Canadian/American rock band Big Wreck.

    Dr. John (Malcolm John Rebennack) - D. 6-6-2019 - 77 - heart attack - 6 time Grammy winning New Orleans singer songwriter and Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Inductee.

    Spencer Bohren - D. 6-8-2019 - 69 - prostate cancer - New Orleans blues and folk guitarist.

    Jim Pike - D. 6-9-2019 - 82 - Parkinson’s disease - co-founder of the Letterman - placed 20 songs in 10 years on the Billboard charts.

    Phillip Zdar (Philippe Cerboneschi) D. 6-19-2019 - 52 - accidental fall through the window of a highrise Parisian building - one half of French duo Cassius - producer of Franz Ferdinand, Hot Chip & Phoenix.

    Kelly Jay Fordham - D. 6-21-2019 - 77 - stroke - Pianist and vocalist for Canadian band Crowbar.

    Elliott Roberts - D. 6-21-2019 - 76 - Founder of Lookout Management along with David Geffen, managed Neil Young, David Crosby, Tom Petty and Joni Mitchell among others.

    David Louis Bartholomew - D. 6-23-2019 - 100 - congestive heart failure - Trumpeter - inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Sonwriter Hall of fame and the Loisiana Music Hall of Fame - collaborated with Fat’s Domino for mor than 100 chart entries from 1949 to 1963 - songs covered by Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, Pat Boone and many others.

    Jeff Austin - D. 6-24-2019 - 45 - died after being put into a medically induced coma a day after cancelling shows because of medical emergency - Founder and mandlolinist for American progressive bluegrass band Yonder Mountain String Band and Jeff Austin Band.

    Hella Sketchy (Jacob Thureson) - D. 6-27-2019 - 18 - complications from drug oversose - Texas rapper popular on Soundcloud.

    Gary Duncan (Gary Ray Grubb) - D. 6-29-2019 - 72 - seizure/coma - American guitarist and singer with The Brogues, and Qicksilver Messenger Service.