Those We Lost Continued: Page 2

Charlie Daniels October 28, 1936 – July 6, 2020 Charlie Daniels, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame best known for "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," died after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83    

Peter Green October 29, 1946 - July 25, 2020  Peter Green, influential guitarist who was a cofounder of Fleetwood Mac, died in his sleep at the age of 73.

Steve Holland Died: Sunday, August 2. Steve Holland was a guitarist for the popular Southern rock band Molly Hatchet during their hit years. He was the last surviving original member of the band's classic lineup.

Wayne Fontana Singer October 28, 1945 - August 6, 2020
Wayne Fontana (born Glyn Geoffrey Ellis) was an English rock and pop singer, best known for the 1965 hit "The Game of Love" with the Mindbenders. Fontana took his stage name from Elvis Presley's drummer, D. J. Fontana

Trini Lopez   May 15, 1937 - August 11, 2020 Trinidad López III was an American singer, guitarist, and actor. His first album included a cover version of "If I Had a Hammer", which earned a Golden Disc. His other hits included "Lemon Tree", "I'm Comin' Home, Cindy" and "Sally Was a Good Old Girl". Lopez died of complications from coronavirus.

Bryan Lee March 16, 1943- August 21, 2020 Bryan Lee was an American blues guitarist and singer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was known by the nickname "Braille Blues Daddy" and a fixture on Bourbon Street scene since the 1980's.

Jack Sherman January 18, 1956 - August 18, 2020
Jack Sherman, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist featured on band's self-titled debut album, died August 18, 2020 at the age of 64.

Frankie Banali Quiet Riot drummer November 14, 1951 - August 20, 2020
Frankie Banali was the drummer on the hit-making classic line-up of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot.          

Steve Holland 1954 - August 2, 2020 Steve Holland was a guitarist for the popular Southern rock band Molly Hatchet during their hit years. He was the last surviving original member of the band's classic lineup.

Todd Nance 1962 - August 19, 2020 Todd Nance was the original drummer for the popular Southern rock jam band Widespread Panic. He left the band in 2016.  

Justin Townes Earle January 4, 1982 - August 23, 2020 Justin Townes Earle was an Americana singer-songwriter who was the son of alternative country musician Steve Earle.        

Ronald Bell November 1, 1951 - September 9, 2020 Ronald Bell was a musician who co-founded Kool & the Gang and wrote and composed songs including their 1980 No. 1 hit, "Celebration."              

Toots Hibbert  December 8, 1942 - September 11, 2020 Toots Hibbert was the lead singer and primary songwriter for Toots and the Maytals, one of Jamaica's most foundational reggae and ska bands.    

Edna Wright 1944 - September 12, 2020 Edna Wright was the lead singer of the R&B group Honey Cone who were known for their 1971 hit "Want Ads." She was the sister of popular singer Darlene Love. Wright sang back-up for various performers, including Ray Charles as well as the Righteous Brothers.    

Roy Head, September 21, 2020 Roy Head, the rocker known for his 1965 smash “Treat Her Right,” died September 21 2020 at his home in Texas. He was 79.

Mac Davis January 21, 1942 - September 29, 2020 Mac Davis was a singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit in 1972 with "Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me" and wrote hit songs for other artists including Elvis Presley's "In the Ghetto. 

Helen Reddy October 25, 1941 - September 29, 2020 Helen Reddy was an Australian singer whose hits included the 1972 chart-topping feminist anthem "I Am Woman."

Eddie Van Halen Musician October 6 2020
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen was an American musician and songwriter. He was the main songwriter and guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972

Tony Lewis Lead singer for the Outfield October 19, 2020
Tony Lewis was an English musician best known as the lead singer for the Outfield, who had a Top Ten hit in 1986 with "Your Love."

Spencer Davis  October 19, 2020
Spencer Davis was the namesake and guitarist of the legendary classic rock band The Spencer Davis Group known for their hits "Gimme Some Lovin" and "I'm A Man.

Viola Smith November 29, 1912 - October 21, 2020
Viola Smith was a drummer billed as the "fastest girl drummer in the world," playing for big bands in an era when few professional musicians were women.                            

Jerry Jeff Walker March 16, 1942 - October 23, 2020
Jerry Jeff Walker was a singer and songwriter best known for his enduring composition, "Mr. Bojangles."

Billy Joe Shaver Legendary outlaw country songwriter October 28, 2020
Billy Joe Shaver was a legendary outlaw country singer-songwriter whose songs were recorded by Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings.      

Kenneth William David Hensley (24 August 1945 – 4 November 2020) was an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s.

Jim Tucker, founding rhythm guitarist for The Turtles, died Thursday, November 12, according to the California newspaper The Union. He was 74.

He wrote or co-wrote the majority of Uriah Heep's songs during this period, including the hit singles "Lady in Black" (on which he sang lead vocals), "Easy Livin'" and "Stealin'", as well as "Look at Yourself", on which he also sang lead vocals, and "Free Me".

Doug Supernaw September 26, 1960 - November 13, 2020
Doug Supernaw was a country singer known for songs including his 1993 No. 1 hit, "I Don't Call Him Daddy."        

Bobby Brown, Jr.who was Bobby Brown's son November 18, 2020
Bobby Brown, Jr. was a musician who was the son of R&B star Bobby Brown and his former girlfriend, Kim Ward.

Jason Slater (March 8, 1971 – December 9, 2020) was an American record producer, songwriter and musician. In 1993, Jason Slater served as the bassist and backup vocalist for the American rock band Third Eye Blind, when the group was created in San Francisco. However, he left the band after its first year despite recording their first demo

Charley Pride December 12, 2020
Charley Pride, a trailblazing country musician, died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86 due to COVID-19 complications.

Chad Stuart Dec 22, 2020 — Chad Stuart, who found stardom as the chief musical force of the duo Chad & Jeremy during the British Invasion in the mid-1960s, died on Sunday at his home in Hailey, Idaho. He was 79.

Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945 – December 23, 2020) was an American rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He was best known as a founding member and co-lead vocalist of the hard rock band Mountain.

Alto Reed (born Thomas Neal Cartmell, May 16, 1948 – December 30, 2020)  was an American saxophonist best known as a long-time member of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band.

 

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