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Men at Work’s Greg Ham played flute in Australia’s theme track ‘Down Under’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Police are investigating the death of Australian band Men at Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, whose body was found at his home in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton early today. (This story appeared on The Australian on April

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Men at Work’s Greg Ham played flute in Australia’s theme track ‘Down Under’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Police are investigating the death of Australian band Men at Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, whose body was found at his home in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton early today. (This story appeared on The Australian on April

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

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Heavyweight in Filipino Pinoy rock sound, Karl Roy, 43, lived a rock star’s dangerous life

The Philippine music industry has lost one of its most iconic stars with the death of Karl Roy, the rockstar many looked up to for his music, his memorable performances and his life. On stage, Roy was a livewire act

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Heavyweight in Filipino Pinoy rock sound, Karl Roy, 43, lived a rock star’s dangerous life

The Philippine music industry has lost one of its most iconic stars with the death of Karl Roy, the rockstar many looked up to for his music, his memorable performances and his life. On stage, Roy was a livewire act

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Drummer Michael Hossack, 65, was one-half of The Doobie Brothers’ percussive attack

DUBOIS, Wyoming – Michael Hossack, the gifted drummer of the legendary rock band, The Doobie Brothers, died of cancer on Monday at his home surrounded by family in Dubois, Wyoming. He was 65. Affectionately known as “Big Mike,” according to

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Drummer Michael Hossack, 65, was one-half of The Doobie Brothers’ percussive attack

DUBOIS, Wyoming – Michael Hossack, the gifted drummer of the legendary rock band, The Doobie Brothers, died of cancer on Monday at his home surrounded by family in Dubois, Wyoming. He was 65. Affectionately known as “Big Mike,” according to

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Ronnie Montrose, 64, played with Van Morrison, but his biggest success was with ‘Montrose’

MILLBRAE, Calif – Guitarist Ronnie Montrose, one of rock’s great sidemen, whose namesake band introduced Sammy Hagar to the world, died Saturday. He was 64. Mr. Montrose, a San Francisco native, got his first break when he was hired to

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Ronnie Montrose, 64, played with Van Morrison, but his biggest success was with ‘Montrose’

MILLBRAE, Calif – Guitarist Ronnie Montrose, one of rock’s great sidemen, whose namesake band introduced Sammy Hagar to the world, died Saturday. He was 64. Mr. Montrose, a San Francisco native, got his first break when he was hired to

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Creator of Dead Head nation, Jon McIntire managed Grateful Dead at critical points in career

STINSON BEACH, Calif. – On a slip of paper inserted into vinyl copies of the Grateful Dead’s self-titled 1971 live album (popularly referred to as “Skull and Roses” because of its cover art), Jon McIntire, the group’s manager, made a

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Creator of Dead Head nation, Jon McIntire managed Grateful Dead at critical points in career

STINSON BEACH, Calif. – On a slip of paper inserted into vinyl copies of the Grateful Dead’s self-titled 1971 live album (popularly referred to as “Skull and Roses” because of its cover art), Jon McIntire, the group’s manager, made a

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With a fan letter sent at 15, Tom Ardolino, 56, drummed for genre-defying band NRBQ

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Members of the category-defying band NRBQ knew from the outset that their prospects of mainstream success were slim to none. With a sound and attitude that embraced the seminal rock of Chuck Berry and no-borders expanse of

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With a fan letter sent at 15, Tom Ardolino, 56, drummed for genre-defying band NRBQ

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Members of the category-defying band NRBQ knew from the outset that their prospects of mainstream success were slim to none. With a sound and attitude that embraced the seminal rock of Chuck Berry and no-borders expanse of