Monday, January 9, 2017

Music Stars We Lost in 2016-- Part 7: Lonnie Mack and Tony Barrow

LONNIE MACK--  74.  Died April21.  Blues/country singer, guitarist
ISAO TOMITA--  84.  Died May 5.   Japanese composer
CANDYE KANE--  54.  Died May 6.  Blues/swing singer.

JOHN STABB--  54.  Died May 7.  Singer with Government Issue.
PETER BEHRENS--  68.  Died May 11.  German musician.
TONY BARROW--  80.  Died May 14.  Beatles publicist 1962-1968.  Invented the phrase "Fab Four."  Also handled PR for the Kinks, Nay City Rollers, David Cassidy, Gladys Knight, Monkees, Tony Bennett, Jackson Five and many others.

GUY CLARK--  74.  Died May 17.  Singer/songwriter.
NICK MENZA--  51.  Died May 21.  Professional drummer.
JOHN BERRY--  52.  Died May 20.  Founding member of Beastie Boys and the one who gave them their name.

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