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Alan Merrill Flies Away

March 29, 2020

Mostly remembered by “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” – a song he co-penned in 1975 while in THE ARROWS and taken to the top of the charts by Joan Jett in 1982 – Alan Merrill, who passed away on March 29th, … Continue reading

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Paul Korda Passed Away

March 12, 2020

He may have entered most people’s life as a co-writer and singer of “In The Mystery” on Allan Holdsworth’s seminal “Metal Fatigue” but Paul Korda – who died on March 11th at the age of 72 – had become part … Continue reading

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Nigel Benjamin Passed Away

August 2, 2019

Nigel Benjamin has died, aged 64. A troubled soul, satisfaction was never part of his agenda – be it in personal life or on-stage – but he had a huge heart. The singer used to rant about many things in … Continue reading

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Bernie Tormé Has Died

March 18, 2019

“I’ve never really been happy with being the band leader,” told me once – but he was good at it, although the guitarist who passed away yesterday on the brink of his 67th birthday will always be remembered for his … Continue reading

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Paul Williams Passed Away

March 1, 2019

One of the finest British singers, Paul Williams, has died today at the age of 78, a man whose voice graced such diverse collectives as JUICY LUCY, TEMPEST and Allan Holdsworth’s I.O.U. – although, of course, they were all connected … Continue reading

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