Peter Frederick Way 7 August 1951 – 14 August 2020

Peter Frederick Way 7 August 1951 – 14 August 2020 was an English bass player, best known as the bassist in UFO with whom he played from 1969 to 1982, briefly in 1988–1989 and once again from 1991 to 2008. Way was also known as a founding member of Waysted and Fastway. He also notably played with Michael Schenker Group and Ozzy Osbourne.

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Trinidad “Trini” López III May 15, 1937 – August 11, 2020

Trinidad “Trini” López III (May 15, 1937 – August 11, 2020) was an American singer, guitarist, and actor. His first album included a version of “If I Had a Hammer”, which earned a Golden Disc for him. His other hits included “Lemon Tree”, “I’m Comin’ Home, Cindy” and “Sally Was a Good Old Girl”. He designed two guitars for the Gibson Guitar Corporation, which are now collectors’ items.

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Charles Edward Daniels October 28, 1936 – July 6, 2020

Charles Edward Daniels October 28, 1936 – July 6, 2020 was a popular American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music. He was best known for his number-one country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”. Daniels was active as a singer and musician since the 1950s. He was inducted into the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame in 2002, the Grand Ole Opry in 2008, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009, and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.

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John Alfred Mandel November 23, 1925 – June 29, 2020

John Alfred Mandel November 23, 1925 – June 29, 2020 was an American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz. The musicians he worked with include Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Diane Schuur and Shirley Horn. He was nominated for 17 Grammy Awards and won five. This included three nominations he received for the first film score he composed by himself in 1958.

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