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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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