Rockstar Death Notices - November 2019

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Brad Czachor, owner of Madison's Harmony Bar

Brad Czachor, owner of Madison's Harmony Bar

Paul Orta - D. 5-16-2019 - 61 - Blues harp player had a decades long career and played with Jimmy Rogers, Snooky Pryor, Sunnyland Slim, Matt “Guitar” Murphy and many others.

Larry Willis - D. 9-29-2019 - 76 - suffered a pulmonary embolism while being treated for pneumonia - keyboardist for Blood Sweat and Tears.

Steven Sime - D. 10-2-2019 - 48 - Did radio promotion for Hollywood Records - booking agent - owner of SMS Productions - Chicago - worked with Steepwater Band, Buffalo Killers, Jane Lee Hooker, Kofi Baker.

Kim Shattuck - D. 10-2-2019 - 56 - ALS - singer and guitarist for The Muffs, The Pandoras, and The Pixies.

Barrie Masters - D. 10-2-2019 - 63 - English singer for Eddie and the Hot Rods.

Vinnie Bell - D. 10-3-2019 - 87 - American inventor and guitarist.

Ed Ackerson - D. 10-4-2019 - 54 - cancer - singer for Polara, Antenna, BNLX.

Glen Brown - D. 10-4-2019 - 75 - Jamaican reggae musician and producer -  aka “God Son” and “The Rhythm Master”.

Larry Junstrom - D. 10-5-2019 - 70 - Founding member and bassist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special.

Molly Duncan - D. 10-8-2019 - 74 - cancer - saxophonist for Average White Band.

Ginger Baker - D. 10-6-2019 - 80 - Hall of Fame drummer, co-founder of Cream, also played with Blind Faith, Ginger Baker’s Airforce.

Bradley Czachor - D. 10-7-2019 - 51 - owner of the Harmony Bar in Madison.

Sonny Curtis - D. 10-11-2019 - 83 - complications from Alzheimers - guitarist for George Jones, Tammy Wynette.

Gerry McGee - D. 10-12-2019 - 81 - heart attack on stage in Tokyo - legendary LA session guitarist and longtime member of The Ventures.

Kenny Dixon - D. 10-12-2019 - 27 - traffic collision - drummer for Kane Brown.

George “Pops” Chambers - D. 10-12-2019 - 88 - bassist and singer for influential Sixties psych-soul outfit The Chambers Brothers.

Steve Cash - D. 10-14-2019 - 73 - American singer and songwriter - harmonica player for Ozark Mountain Daredevils.

Nick Tosches - D. 10-20-2019 - 69 - American music journalist - his 1982 biography of Jerry Lee Lewis, Hellfire, is named “the best rock and roll biography ever written” by Rolling Stone.

Peter Hobbs - D. 10-21-2019 - 58 - Australian metal singer and guitarist for Hobbs’ Angel of Death.

Ed Cherney - D. 10-22-2019 - 69 - cancer - American recording engineer and producer.

Don Baskin - D. 10-22-2019 - 73 - passed in sleep - lead vocals & guitar with 60s band the Syndicate of Sound.

Joe Sun - D. 10-25-2019 - 76 - American country singer.

Paul Barrere - D. 10-26-20019 - 71 - liver cancer - guitarist, songwriter and singer of Little Feat.