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Holger Czukay with dictaphone

6/9/17 – Holger Czukay – 24th March 1938 – 5th September 2017/ Ode To Perfume – 1981 / Cool In The Pool – 1979

I try hard not to make the In Deep Music Archive posts a graveyard of obituaries despite the continuous high profile deaths, most recently musicians Glen Campbell, Walter Becker, Mick Softley, John Abercrombie and the terrible news yesterday that Swedish guitarist Peter Puders, who I knew from living in Stockholm, had taken his own life. […]

Ben E King pic

3/5/15 – Ben E King – 28th September 1938 – 30th April 2015 / Stand By Me – 1961/ John Lennon – Stand By Me – 1975

One of the classic R&B singers of the fifties and sixties Ben E King has died at the age of 76. He was born Benjamin Earl Nelson in North Carolina in 1938 and originally found fame as a member of The Drifters singing lead vocal on Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman’s iconic, Save The Last Dance […]