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Mike Harrison, Spooky Tooth Singer, Dies

Mike Harrison, lead singer of Spooky Tooth, has passed away. He died Sunday, March 25 at the age of 72. No cause of death has been reported. The news was reported by the BBC. They referenced his beginnings in the North West England city of Carlisle, forming a band called the V.I.P.’s with Keith Emerson, Greg Ridley, Luther Grosvenor

Foghat Bassist Craig MacGregor Dies

Craig MacGregor, who joined Foghat as a bassist in 1975, has died at the age of 68. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2015. “On behalf of Craig MacGregor’s family and the Foghat family, it is with great sadness that we are letting you know that we have lost our brother, good friend, husband,

Dennis Edwards of the Temptations Dies

Former Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards died at the age of 74 in a Chicago hospital, his family has confirmed. The cause of death was complications from meningitis, with which he’d been diagnosed last May. Today (Feb. 3) would have been his 75th birthday. His friend Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers told the St Louis

Chris Tsangarides, Famed Metal Producer, Dies

Chris Tsangarides, a producer who has worked with hard rock and metal acts including Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Gary Moore and Thin Lizzy, has died. He was 61. “It is with complete and utter sadness that I need to tell you all that our beloved father and my mums best friend Chris Tsangarides passed away

Beatles Promoter Tony Calder Dies at 74

Tony Calder, a promoter who helped the Beatles to their first hit before signing Black Sabbath and Fleetwood Mac to label deals, has died at age 74. His death was confirmed by the BBC and producer Andrew Loog Oldham, with whom Calder started Immediate Records in the ’60s. The BBC said Calder died of complications from pneumonia

Larry Harris of Casablanca Records Dies

Larry Harris, who was second-in-command to his cousin, Neil Bogart at Casablanca Records died of an abdominal aneurysm in Port Angeles, Wash., on Dec. 18. He was 70. The news was reported by The New York Times, who say that the Brooklyn-born Harris was hired by Bogart in 1971 to do promotional work at the

Jim Burns, Co-Creator of 'MTV Unplugged,' Dies

Jim Burns, who created MTV Unplugged with Robert Small, died on Dec. 26. He was 65. According to the New York Post, he was crossing the street while walking his dog when a taxi turned left, striking him. He was taken to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center and spent three days in critical condition