Sunday, January 8, 2017

Music Stars We Lost in 2016-- Part 6: Merle Haggard and Prince

ANDY "THUNDERCLAP" NEWMAN--  73.  Died March 30.  Performed as pianist Thunderclap Newman.  "Something in the Air."
GATO BARBIERI--  83.  Died April 2.  Argentine jazz tenor saxophone.
LEON HAYWOOD--  74.  Died April 5.  Soul-funk singer.

MERLE HAGGARD--  79.  April 6.
JIMMY VAN ZANT--  59.  Died April 7.  Southern rock singer.
FLOYD AUGUST "GIB" GUILBEAU--  78.  Died April 12.  Pioneering Cajun Country Rock.  member of Swampland and Flying Burrito Brothers.

DAVID GEST--  62.  Died April 12.  Ex-husband of Liza Minnelli.
PETE ZORN--  65.  Died April 19.  Multi-instrumentalist.  member of Richard Thompson Band.
PRINCE,   PRINCE ROGERS NELSON--  57.  Died April 21.

"I'll Fix Your Flat Tire, Merle."

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