RIP Thank you and good night.
March 18, 1961 – September 13, 2017
Bob Mould has led the tributes to his Hüsker Dü bandmate Grant Hart, who at the age of 56 has lost a battle with liver cancer. “We made amazing music together,” the guitarist said of the Minnesota-based group’s former drummer. “When we fought about the details, it was because we both cared.” Hart was also a member of the alternative rock trio Nova Mob.
May 27, 1939 – September 8, 2017
With 17 country music smash hits to his name, including You’re My Best Friend and Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good, Don Williams was a colossus of the genre. He was as a member of the Pozo Seco Singers before hitting the solo trail in 1971. The Texan singer-songwriter had been suffering from emphysema. He was 78 years old.
Murray Lerner May 8, 1927 – September 2, 2017
A filmmaker who captured some of the most iconic moments in rock history, Murray Lerner has died of kidney failure, at the age of 90. His film Festival showed Bob Dylan playing amplified rock for the first time, and Message To Love was a warts-‘n’-all depiction of the 1970s Isle of Wight Festival.
Jason Corsaro July 27, 1959 – August 16, 2017
New Yorker Jason Corsaro, a mixer, engineer and producer who worked with artists including the Rolling Stones, the Power Station, Duran Duran, The Cars, Paul Simon, Soundgarden and Chic, has died of stomach cancer, at the age of 58.
Will Youatt Died 13 September, 2017
Best known for a spell with Welsh rockers Man, Swansea-born bassist and singer Michael ‘Will’ Youatt also played with the King Bees, Pete Brown’s Piblokto, Quicksand and Deke Leonard’s Iceberg, among others. He was 67 years old.
Jane Train Died August 23, 2017
Adrenaline Mob’s tour manager has become the second victim of the car crash that killed the group’s bassist David Z. Forty-eight-year-old Jane Train (her real name), passed away following the injuries she suffered in the crash.