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Derk de Tweede
1 oktober 2008, 16:24

De doden van 2008 (nou ja, niet allemaal)

Mel Galley (Melville Galley) - Died 7-1-2008 in Cannock, Staffordshire, England - Cancer of the oesophagus ( Rock ) Born 3-8-1948 in Cannock, Staffordshire, England - Guitarist, songwriter and singer - Was a member of Whitesnake (They did, "Here I Go Again" and "Love Ain't No Stranger"), Trapeze (They did, "It's Only A Dream" and "Another Day"), Phenomena and Finders Keepers (They did, "Sadie, The Cleaning Lady") - Worked with Cozy Powell ("Formula One").

Johnny Schou - Died 7-1-2008 in Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. - Heroin overdose ( Rock ) He was 22 years old - Bassist and guitarist - Was a member of Tickle Me Pink (They did, "Typical" and "Madeline").

Rodney Tyrone Jennings Jr. - Died 7-1-2008 - Shot - He was 21 years old - Drummer and producer - Formed Rod Productions and Anotha Level Records.

Jerry Ritchie - Died 7-1-2008 in Nesbit, MS, U.S. - Cancer ( Gospel ) Singer - Was a member of Gold City (They did, "I Think I'll Read It Again" and "No Other Word For Grace But Amazing").

Russ Sankey (Russell Frederick Sankey) - Died 7-1-2008 - Complications of cancer ( Rock ) Born 4-22-1949 - Guitarist - Was a member of Reign (They did, "Sea Of Dreams").

Tommy Milburn - Died 7-1-2008 - After after falling through a skylight of a restaurant ( Rock ) He was 20 years old - Drummer - Worked with The SSRIs.

Natasha Shneider - Died 7-2-2008 - Cancer ( Rock ) Born 5-22-1956 in Moscow, Russia - Singer, bassist and keyboardist - (She did, "Who's In Control") - Was a member of Walk The Moon and Eleven (They did, "Reach Out" and "All My Friends") - Worked with Queens Of The Stone Age and Chris Cornell.

Paul Varley - Died 7-2-2008 in London England - Pneumonia ( Rock ) Born 5-24-1949 in Preston, Lancashire, England - Drummer - Worked with Purple Haze which became Little Free Rock, Ginger Johnson's African Drums, Streak (They did, "Bang Bang Bullit"), The Arrows (They did, "Touch Too Much" and the original version of, "I Love Rock N Roll"), Darling, The Ruffians, Terry Reid and Paul Raymond.

Noel Sayre - Died 7-3-2008 in Portsmouth - Possible heart attack ( Classical - Rock - Folk ) He was 37 years old - Violinist - Worked with Pretty Mighty Mighty, The West Virginia Symphony, The Portsmouth Symphony and The Black Swans. (They did, "Fruitless Ways" and "Shake").

Mickey Brandon (M.C. Brandon) - Died 7-3-2008 in Chesterfield , MO, U.S. - Complications of diabetes and pneumonia ( Standards ) He was 83 years old - Born in St. Louis, MO, U.S. - Singer and actor - Worked with Tom Goldenberg.

Clive Hornby - Died 7-3-2008 in Leeds, England - Hypoxia ( Rock ) Born 10-20-1944 in Liverpool, England - Drummer and actor - Was a member of The Dennisons (They did, "Be My Girl" and "Walkin' The Dog") They appeared several times on the same bill with The Beatles at The Cavern Club - He played Jack Sugden on TV's, Emmerdale Farm.

Oliver Schroer - Died 7-3-2008 in Toronto, Canada - Leukemia ( Folk ) Played fiddle - Worked with Sylvia Tyson, Jimmy Webb, Barry Mann, Jesse Cook, Don Ross, Loreena McKennitt, James Keelaghan, Spirit Of The West and Great Big Sea.

Colin Cooper (Colin Francis Richard Cooper) - Died 7-3-2008 in Stafford, Staffordshire, UK - Cancer - Born 10-7-1939 Stafford, Staffordshire, UK - Singer, saxophonist and guitarist - Was a member of The Climax Chicago Blues Band which became The Climax Blues Band (They did, "Couldn't Get It Right" and "I Love You").

David Kahn - Died 7-3-2008 in Woodland Hills, CA, U.S. - He was 98 years old - Saxophonist, singer, composer and arranger - Wrote the theme for TV's, Leave It To Beaver and sang on TV's, The Addams Family Theme - Composed music for Mr. Ed, Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies.

Bishop Charles Craig III - Died 7-5-2008 - Heart attack ( Gospel ) He was 60 years old - Singer - Was a member of The Voices Of Tabernacle - Worked with The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

David Contreras (aka Youngblood, Xavier and Damon) - Died 7-5-2008 in New York, NY, U.S. - Possibly by internal bleeding ( Rock ) Born 7-14-1944 in AZ or NM, U.S. - Guitarist - Was a member of The Magic Tramps (They did, "Hey People" and "Smoke & Mirrors") who also used the names Messiah and Star Theater.

Karel Hala - Mr. Swing - Died 7-6-2008 in Prague, Czech Republic - Head injury from a fall down the stairs ( Swing ) Born 10-3-1933 in Hradec Kralove, Czechoslovakia - Singer and actor - (He did, "Dej mi par okovu", "Hadej, Matyldo" and "Split").

Lonnie Sandoval - Died 7-6-2008 - Single car accident ( Country - Blues - Rock ) He was 37 years old - Singer, guitarist and drummer - Was a member of Cowboy Attitude.

Cynthia Owen - Died 7-6-2008 in Las Vegas, Nev., U.S. - Borm 7-7-1963 - Singer and actress - Appeared in many musicals - She recorded the album, "Light And Love".

Bobby Durham (Robert Joseph Durham) - Died 7-6-2008 in Genoa, Italy ( Jazz ) Born 2-3-1937 in Philadelphia, PA, U.S. - Drummer - Worked with The Orioles, Lloyd Price, Lionel Hampton, Wild Bill Davis, Count Basie, Slide Hampton, Grant Green, Sweets Edison, Tommy Flanagan, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Jimmy Rowles, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra and James Brown.

Liz Marks - Died 7-6-2008 in Richmond - Cancer ( Cabaret ) She was 56 years old - Singer - Produced the shows, "Hullabaloo 82" and "I Do! I Do!" - Founded Uptown Talent and Liz Marks Casting.

Juan Lopez (Juan de Dios Contreras Lopez) - El Rey de la Redova - Died 7-6-2008 ( Conjunto ) Born 3-8-1922 in Jackson County, TX, U.S. - Played accordion - (He did, "Los Camaleones" and "La Mota") - Worked with Los Hermanos Lopez, Flaco Jimenez and David Lee Garza y Los Musicales - Conjunto Music Hall Of Fame Inductee and South Texas Conjunto Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Ralph Hutchinson - Died 7-7-2008 - Cancer ( Jazz ) He was 83 years old - Played trombone - Worked with Muggsy Spanier, Herbie Fields, Frank Sinatra and the orchestras of NBC, CBS and ABC.

Hugh Mendl - Died 7-7-2008 - Born 8-6-1919 - Producer - Worked with Reggie Goff, Winifred Atwell, Josh White, Lonnie Donegan, Tommy Steele, Dickie Valentine, Joan Regan, David Bowie, John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers, The Moody Blues and Caravan.

Ramey Reeves - Died 7-9-2008 in Mount Pleasant - Brain cancer ( Gospel ) She was 33 years old - Singer - (She did, "Praise" and "Way Up Yonder").

Dr. Michael B. Gregg - Died 7-9-2008 - Congestive heart failure ( Jazz ) Born 1-6-1930 in Paris - Drummer - Was a member of The West River Wildcats.

Wayne Campbell (Calvin Wayne Campbell) - Died 7-9-2008 - Lung cancer ( Country ) Born 10-21-1938 in Lynchburg - Singer, songwriter and guitarist - (He did, "Nighttime Rose" and "Time's Been Good To Me") - Co-wrote Allison Krauss's, "Steel Rails".

Bill Ector - Died 7-9-2008 in Marietta - Brain tumor ( Rock ) He was 56 years old - Played guitar, bass and keyboards - Publisher of Hittin' The Note, a magazine dedicated to The Allman Brothers who he once played bass on stage with - Worked with Donna Hopkins.

Roy Thompson (Roy Wayne Thompson) - Died 7-10-2008 - After surgery ( Gospel ) He was 72 years old - Singer - Was a member of The Canterbury Four.

Jan Scarbrough (Janice L. Scarbrough) - Died 7-10-2008 - Complications from leukemia - Born in Las Cruces - She wrote the musical, "Rock Wedding" and wrote music for the off Broadway production of "The Majestic Kid" - Collaborated with Mark Medoff.

Chuck Carbo (Hayward Carbo) - The Voice of New Orleans - Died 7-11-2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. - Cancer ( R&B ) Born 1-11-1926 in Houma, Louisiana, U.S. - Singer - (He did, "Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On") - Was a member of The Veteran Gospel Singers, The Zion City Harmonizers, The Delta Southernaires and The Spiders (They did, "I Didn't Want To Do It" and "You’re The One") - Worked with Huey "Piano" Smith And The Clowns - United In Group Harmony Association Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Pete Platek - Died 7-11-2008 in Grand Junction - Complications from an injury to his arm ( Bluegrass ) Played banjo and guitar and sang - Was a member of The Lone Pine Bluegrass Band.

Chris Holzhaus (David Christopher Holzhaus) - Died 7-11-2008 in Mico, TX, U.S. - Colon cancer ( Blues - Rock ) Born 1-18-1950 in San Antonio, TX, U.S. - Guitarist - Worked with The Texas Tornados, The Argyles, Max & The Laughing Kind, The Children, The Eastwood Revue, Augie Meyers and Delbert McClinton.

Dr. H.M. Laub - Died 7-11-2008 in Charlottesville, VA, U.S. - Illness ( Rock ) He was 53 years old - Played keyboards and guitar - Was a member of Lockjaw.

Kae Williams Jr. (Ulysses Kae Williams Jr.) - Died 7-11-2008 in Philadelphia, PA, U.S. ( R&B - Jazz - Rock ) Born 3-7-1956 in Philadelphia, PA, U.S. - Keyboardist, producer, singer, songwriter and arranger - Was a member of Breakwater (They did, "Work It Out" and "Say You Love Me Girl") - Worked with Change, The BB&Q Band ("Imagination"), Loosends, FiveStarr, Bootsie Collins, Freddie Hubbard, George Howard, Mason, Pia Zadora, Cindy Lauper, Eddie Money, Stevie Nicks, Pretty Poison, Rachel Sweet and The Barkays - Son of radio personality and record producer, Kae "Loudmouth" Williams.

B.D. Chase (Donald Faulkenbury) - Died 7-11-2008 - Heart disease - He was 61 years old - Singer and songwriter - Worked with The Platters, The Coasters, The Clovers, Clifford Curry, Randy Travis and Maurice Williams And The Zodiac - Collaborated with Jim Parker and George Wells.

Vili Kazasyan - Died 7-12-2008 ( Jazz ) Born 1934 in Sofia - Composer and pianist - Conductor of the Big Band of the Bulgarian National Radio.

Gianfranco Funari - Died 7-12-2008 in Milan, Italy - Born 3-21-1932 in Rome, Italy - TV host, comedian, actor and singer - (He did, "Io non faccio niente").

Tony Snow (Robert Anthony Snow) - Died 7-12-2008 in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., U.S. - Colon cancer ( Blues - Rock ) Born 6-1-1955 in Berea, Kentucky, U.S. - Played trombone, accordion,piccolo, flute, saxophone and guitar - Was a member of Beats Workin' - He was a White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush.

Earl Nelson (Earl Lee Nelson) (aka Jackie Lee) - Died 7-12-2008 ( R&B ) Born 9-8-1928 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. - Singer - (He recorded, "The Duck" as Jackie Lee) - He was a member of The Hollywood Flames (They did, "Buzz Buzz Buzz" and "Gee"), Earl Nelson And The Pelicans ("I Bow To You"), The Voices and half of the duo, Bob And Earl (They did, "Harlem Shuffle" and "Baby It's Over").

Gerald Wiggins (aka The Wig) - Died 7-13-2008 in Los Angeles, CA, U.S. - Illness ( Jazz ) Born 5-12-1922 in New York City, NY, U.S. - Pianist - Worked with with Stepin Fetchit, Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims, Eartha Kitt, Dinah Washington, Lou Rawls, Pearl Bailey, Jimmy Witherspoon, Ernie Andrews, Lena Horne and Nat "King" Cole - Father of bassist, J. J. Wiggins.

Les Crane (Lesley Stein) - Died 7-13-2008 in Greenbrae, CA, U.S. - Natural causes - Born 12-3-1933 in Long Beach, NY, U.S. - Radio and TV host - Interviewed The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan - He had a billboard hit with the prose poem, "Desiderata" which won a Grammy - At one time married to actress, Tina Louise.

Sam Boghossian - Died 7-13-2008 in Grass Valley, CA, U.S. - He was 88 years old - Born in Armenia - Played violin and viola - Worked with he L.A. Philharmonic, The Freddy Martin Band, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Julie Andrews, The Rolling Stones, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Neil Diamond, Luciano Pavarotti, The Beatles and The Beach Boys - Played music for TV's, The Carol Burnett Show and Bonanza.

Katie Reider (Kathryn Ann Reider) - Died 7-14-2008 - Ccerebral hemorrhage due to a tumor ( Folk Rock ) Born 5-23-1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. - Singer, guitarist and songwriter - (She did, "Trusted Eyes" and "Dictator Of My Sanity").

Teta Lando (Alberto Teta Lando) - Died 7-14-2008 in Paris, France - Cancer - Born in Mbanza Congo, northern Zaire province - Singer and sonwriter - (He did, "Irmao ama teu irmao" (Brother, Love your Brother") and "Eu vou voltar" (I Will Return)).

Jabu Ndaba - Died 7-14-2008 in Kleksdorp - Tuberculosis ( Afro Pop ) He was 32 years old - Singer and producer - Was a member of The Stouters, VIP and Malaika (They did, "Destiny").

Lawrence Roberts (Rev. Lawrence C. Roberts) - Died 7-14-2008 in Stone Mountain, Georgia, U.S. ( Gospel ) He was 72 or 77 years old - Singer and producer - Led The Angelic Choir (They did, "Peace Be Still") and The Gospel Chordettes who changed their name to The Lawrence Roberts Singers - Worked with tobacco heiress Doris Duke, The Warrick Singers, James Cleveland, Albertina Walker, The Roberta Martin Singers and The Banks Brothers - Started Savoy Records - Husband of singer, Delores Roberts.

Bob King - Died 7-14-2008 - Born 1924 in Battle Axe - Owned and operated The King Of Clubs which featured artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty and Sonny Burgess And The Moonlighters.

Maynard Silva - Died 7-16-2008 in Martha's Vineyard, MA, U.S. - Cancer ( Blues ) Born 2-20-1951 in Martha's Vineyard, MA, U.S. - Played guitar and harmonica and was a singer and songwriter - (He did, "Cruel Heart" and "Garbage Can").

Jo Stafford (Jo Elizabeth Stafford) (aka GI Jo, Cinderella G. Stump and Darlene Edwards) - Died 7-16-2008 in Century City, CA, U.S. ( Pop ) Born 11-12-1917 in Coalinga, California, U.S. - Singer - (She did, "You Belong to Me" and "Make Love to Me") - Was a member of The Stafford Sisters and The Pied Pipers - Worked with Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Gordon MacRae ("Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart" and "My Happiness"), Frankie Laine ("Hey Good Lookin'") and Red Ingle And The Natural Seven - Was married to music director, Paul Weston.

Joe Steele - Died 7-16-2008 near Willingboro, NJ, U.S. - Hit by a motorcycle - He was 55 years old - Played keyboards, banjo, guitar and flute - Worked solo as Shades Of Steele - He was half of the duo, Lahara Steele - Was a member of Motif.

Roy Shirley (Ainsorth Roy Rushton Shirley) - High Priest of Reggae - Died 7-?-2008 in London, England ( Reggae ) Born 7-18-1944 in Kingston, Jamaica - Singer - (He did, "Hold Them" and "I Am The Winner") - Was a member of The Uniques and The Leaders.

Chinamira (Aaron Chakanyuka) - Died 7-17-2008 in Gutu - Illness - He was 38 years old - Guitarist, singer and songwriter - (He did, "Chido Chemoyo" and "Nhamo Yemudhorobha").

Harold Chester Moore (aka Dr. Chet) - Died 7-18-2008 in Redding - Cancer - He was 89 years old - Musician - Founder of The Shasta Dixieland Jazz Festival - Was a member of The Musical Moores.

Michael Cook (Michael Anthony Cook) - Died 7-18-2008 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.- Heart attack ( Gospel ) Born 6-5-1961 in Halifax, VA, U.S. - Singer, bassist, drummer and keyboardist - Was a member of The Melodiaries and The Mighty Clouds Of Joy - GMA Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Inductee and International Gospel Hall Of Fame Inductee.

George Russell (George H. Russell) - Died 7-19-2008 in Laguna Beach, CA, U.S. - Heart attack - He was 89 years old - Record promoter, guitarist and composer - Was a member of The Hyde Parkers and The Bachelors - Worked with The Nelson Riddle Orchestra - Promoter for Johnny Mathis, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and The Beach Boys - Brother of actress, Gail Russell.

George Azevedo (George C. Azevedo) - Died 7-19-2008 in Providence, RI, U.S. ( Jazz - R&B ) He was 81 years old - Born in Providence, RI, U.S. - Saxophonist - Worked with The Shorty Jackson Band.

Artie Traum (Arthur Roy Traum) - Died 7-20-2008 in Bearsville, NY, U.S. - Liver cancer ( Folk ) Born 4-3-1943 in The Bronx, NY, U.S. - Singer, songwriter and guitarist - Was a member of Bear and The Children Of Paradise - Worked with his brother Happy Traum and with The True Endeavor Jug Band, Bela Fleck, Warren Bernhardt, Rory Block, Pat Alger, Tony Levin, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Maria Muldaur, Eric Anderson, Paul Butterfield, Paul Siebel, Pete Seeger, David Grisman, James Taylor, Livingston Taylor, Michael Franks and The Band.

Michael Dmoch (aka Moose) - Died 7-20-2008 in Kingston - Complications from emphysema ( Folk ) Born 4-6-1949 in Brooklyn - Guitarist and singer - He was half of the duo Redwood Moose with his wife Rebekah Lowden and was a member of Ars Choralis, Voices For Peace.

Tumasi Quitsak - Died 7-20-2008 in Canada - Singer, guitarist and songwriter - (He recorded the album, "Better Times").

Volker Kahrs (aka Mist and Myst) - Died 7-20-2008 ( Rock ) Born 5-8-1951 - Keyboardist - Was a member of Grobschnitt (They did, "Solar Music

Niko Bellic
1 oktober 2008, 16:51

De doden van 2008 (nou ja, niet allemaal)

Ze zijn om te beginnen Michelle Meldrum al vergeten...


Derk de Tweede
1 oktober 2008, 17:54
Ze zijn om te beginnen Michelle Meldrum al vergeten...


Irvine Mitchell (Irvine Morris Mitchell) - Died 5-19-2008 ( Gospel ) Born 1-6-1924 in Penniac - Singer - Was a member of The Gospelaires.

Michelle Meldrum - Died 5-21-2008 in Burbank, CA, U.S. - Cystic growth on her brain ( Metal ) Born
9-28-1968 in Detroit, Michigan, U,S, - Guitarist and songwriter - Was a member of Wargod, Phantom Blue (They did, "Anti-love Crunch" and "Cookie") and Meldrum (They did, "Miss Me When I'm Gone" and "Bite The Pillow").

Dee Kilpatrick (Walter David Kilpatrick Jr.) - Died 5-21-2008 in Franklin, TN, U.S. - Record executive and producer

Niko Bellic
1 oktober 2008, 18:03
Ah, ze staat er toch tussen. Ik zeg al niets meer... ;-)

Derk de Tweede
1 oktober 2008, 18:19
Ah, ze staat er toch tussen. Ik zeg al niets meer... ;-)

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