FIVE ROCK N ROLL DEATHS…

[Photograph] Raven by revwarheart / Morguefile

…without even a hint of suspicious activity; no media circus nor speculation of scandal, not a sniff of a drug overdose or any other kind of sensationalist nonsense. These super-talented artists were ill or it was simply ‘their time’ and they are all most certainly amongst our influences so, we’ve listed them here, not to be ghoulish but, to celebrate them.


John Lee Hooker
d. June 21, 2001 aged 83 of natural causes.
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[Photograph] John Lee Hooker at the Long Beach Blues Festival by Masahiro Sumori

John Lee Hooker at the Long Beach Blues Festival Photo’ Credit: Masahiro Sumori

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-fSZRYeBWk


Johnny Winter
d. July 16, 2014 aged 70 of natural causes.
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[Photograph] Johnny Winter in 2007 by 'chascar'

Johnny Winter in 2007 by ‘chascar’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_OE45zgokk


Ronnie James Dio
d. May 16, 2010 aged 70 of stomach cancer.
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[Photograph] Ronnie James Dio 'Heaven n Hell' 2009 by Adam Bielawski

Ronnie James Dio ‘Heaven n Hell’ 2009 by Adam Bielawski

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEQx0K4ZFvs


Eric Carr
d. November 24, 1991 aged 41 of heart cancer & subsequent brain hemorrhage.
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[Photograph] Eric Carr / Photographer Unknown

Eric Carr / Photographer Unknown

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOvAoDG9Z2o


Frank Zappa
d. December 4, 1993 aged 52 of prostate cancer.
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[Photograph] Frank Zappa in 1977 by Helge Øverås

Frank Zappa in 1977 by Helge Øverås

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWoxUvWHtB4


R.I.P.


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