2010 is almost DEAD… Here are some rock ‘n’ rollers who passed this year…
born May 1st, 1980 in Lilbourn, Missouri.
of the Reatards, Shattered Records, Nervous Patterns, The Final Solutions,Â Lost Sounds, Angry Angles, Terror Visions, Bad Times, Evil Army, Useless Eaters and Jay Reatard (solo)
died January 13th in Memphis, Tennessee.
Last show performance ever 2009 New Year’s Eve feat. Ryan Sweeny (on Drums, Cheap Time) and I (Seth Sutton, Useless Eaters)
Born January 4th, 1962 in Brooklyn
of Type O Negative, Carnivore and Fallout
died April 14th.
Type O Negative – Black no. 1 (sick goth jam from ’93)
Born December 28th, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee
of Box Tops, Big Star, Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, solo career
Alex Chilton – Like Flies on Sherbert
Box Tops – The Letter (Age 17)
died March 17th in New Orleans, Louisiana
of Big Star
Big Star (Andy on vocals) – Way Out West
died July 19th in Weatherford, TX
died February 6th
drummer for surf rock band Bel-Airs, who had a hit in 1961 with “Mr. Moto”.
died January 14th
Bobby Charles – Later Alligator
died January 13th
founding member and bassist of the Kinks. He was in the band fro 1962 until 1972
Born December 31st, 1943 in Tavistock, Devon, England.
Died June 21st.
the youngest member of the family music group the Isley Brothers and was the bass guitarist.
Died June 6th
Isley Brothers – Footsteps in the Dark (one of my personal favorite songs ever. Later sampled by Ice Cube)
RONNIE JAMES DIO
Born July 10th, 1942
of Dio, and later Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell
Born July 26th. 1938 in Nashville, Tennesee
Best known for his 1966 hit “Sunny”, later covered by Stevie Wonder and Cher. It was written after Hebb’s older brother, Harold, was killed in a knife fight outside a Nashville nightclub.
Born July 15th 1951 in Kingston Jamaica
The New York Times has described Isaacs as “the most exquisite vocalist in reggae”. His nicknames included Cool Ruler and Lonely Lover.
Born March 21st, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died October 10th
Born May 31st, 1948 in Ealing, London, England.
Celloist of Electric Light Orchestra
DON GLEN VLIET AKA CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Born January 15th, 1941 in Glendale, California.
Died December 17th in Arcata, California
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band – Sure Nuff n Yes I Do
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band – I’m Gonna Boogiarize You
NASHVILLE’S DEAD 2010
Trout Mask Replica: one of the best albums of the last century!!