Rockstar Death Notices - April 2016
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Star Liquor's Valerie Zelinski Kittel at Distill America 2016. RIP
Lennie Baker - Died 2-24-2016 in Weymouth, MA (Rock- Doo-Wop) Born 4-18-1946 in Whitman, MA- Singer and saxophonist - Was a member of Danny And The Juniors and Sha Na Na.
Bruce Geduldig - Died 3-7-2016 in Sacramento, California - Illness (Experimental - Electronic Pop) Born 3-7-1953 - Syn th musician and singer - Was a member of Tuxedomoon, The Weathermen and Microdot - Worked with Cult With No Name.
George Martin (Sir George Henry Martin) - The Fifth Beatie - Died 3-8-2016 in Wiltshire, England - Born 1-3-1926 in Highbury, London, England - Played oboe and piano and was a producer, arranger and composer - Arranged and/or added music to many Beatles’ songs including, “Yesterday” and “Lovely Rita”) - Produced Matt Monro, Cilla Black, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, The Fourmost, David And Jonathan, The Action, The King’s Singers, America, Jeff Beck, John Williams, Neil Sedaka, Ultravox, Kenny Rogers, Cheap Trick, Elton John and Celine Dion - Worked with Dire Straits, Pete Townshend and Elton John.
Valerie (Zelinkski) Kittel - Died 3-8-2016 in Madison, WI after a short illness (punk) Born 7-19-1986 - Bassist - worked at Star Liquor - seriously passionate about music.
Keith Emerson (Keith Noel Emerson) - Died 3-10-2016 in Santa Monica, California (Prog - Jazz - Classical) Born 11-2-1944 in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England -Keyboardist- Led The Keith Emerson Trio - Was a member of John Brown’s Bodies, The T-Bones, The V.I.P.‘s, The Nice, The Best and Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP).
Frank Sinatra Jr. (Francis Wayne Sinatra) - Died 3-16-2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida - Cardiac arrest (Pop) Born 1-10-1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey - Singer - Son of singer, Frank Sinatra and brother of singer, Nancy Sinatra and TV producer, Tina Sinatra.
David Egan (Reuben David Egan) -Died 3-18-2016 - Lung cancer (Rock - Cajun- Rock - Blues) Born 3-20-1954 in Shreveport, LA - Singer and pianist -Was a member of Lil Band O Gold - His songs have been recorded by Irma Thomas, Joe Cocker, Etta James, Solomon Burke, Tab Benoit, Marcia Ball, Marc Broussard and Percy Sledge.