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Samuel Lawrence Taylor June 26, 1942 – August 19, 2019

Samuel Lawrence Taylor June 26, 1942 – August 19, 2019 was an American bass guitarist, best known for his work as a member of Canned Heat from 1967. Before joining Canned Heat he had been a session bassist for The … Continue reading

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Arthur Lanon Neville December 17, 1937 – July 22, 2019

Arthur Lanon Neville was an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist from New Orleans. Neville was a part of The Neville Brothers. He was a founding member of The Meters, whose musical style represents New Orleans funk. He also played with … Continue reading

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James R. Pike Nov.6,1936- June 20 2019

Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, whose lush vocal harmonies made the Grammy-nominated trio one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82. The Lettermen are an American male pop vocal … Continue reading

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