Monday, December 17, 2007

Death list 2007

The Final Word raises a glass to those musicians and others who have passed away during 2007, the most recent addition to the list being Dan Fogelberg, who died yesterday.

Here's a list of some of those who have gone during the last year: Kip Anderson, Ingmar Bergman, Michael Brecker, Teresa Brewer, Donnie Brooks, Bobby Byrd, Jimmy Cheatham, Jamie Coe, Ivor Cutler, Dan Fogelberg, Robert Goulet, Merv Griffin, Lee Hazlewood, Ronnie Hazlehurst, Billy Henderson, Pookie Hudson, Luther Ingram, Carol Johnson, Debora Kerr, Yolanda King, Frankie Laine, John Lucien, Nellie Lutcher, Tommy Makem, George Malone (Monotones), Marcel Marceau, Janis Martin, Lionel ‘Butch’ Mattice, Lois Maxwell, Barbara McNair, George Melly, Oliver La la Morgan, Luciano Pavarotti, Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett, Bill Pinkney, Boots Randolph, Bob Relf, Max Roach, Freddie Scott, Flo Sledge, Dakota Staton. Karlheinz Stockhausen, Zola Taylor (pictured with the Platters), Willie Tee, Hank Thompson, Kim Tolliver, Earl Turbinton, Ike Turner, Porter Wagoner, Clarence 'Tex' Walker, Hy Weiss, Tony Wilson, Shakey Jake Woods, Jane Wyman, Eldee Young, Hy Zaret, Zydeco Joe.

To all of them - thanks for the memory. And if there are any important ones who I've forgotten please leave a comment.


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