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Classic Rock - - The Dirt -

Grant Hart

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.

Don Wil­liams

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.

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