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On August 8, 2022.

On August 8, 2022, Darryl Gatwick Hunt died aged 72. He was musician (bass guitar), singer and songwriter, member of bands The Brothel Creepers (later Plummet Airlines) and The Favourites, but was best known as bass player of The Pogues.

On July 20, 2021.

On July 20, 2021, Charles Edward Weiss died aged 76, He was singer and songwriter, known for his eclectic mix of blues, rock and roll and beat poetry. Weiss performed with Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Roger Miller, Dr. John and Tom Waits. Rickie Lee Jones dedicated him the song “Chuck E.’s In Love”, from her 1979 debut album.

On March 25, 2022.

On March 25, 2022, Oliver Taylor Hawkins died aged 50. He was musician (drums, percussion, guitar, piano), singer and songwriter, worked with Sass Jordan, Alanis Morissette and band Sylvia. In 2004, Hawkins formed his project Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, but was best known as drummer of Foo Fighters. In 2005, magazine ”Rhythm” voted him “Best Rock Drummer”.

On February 22, 2022.

On February 22, 2022, Mark William Lanegan died aged 57. He was musician (guitar, keyboards), singer and songwriter, member of the bands Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins, but was best known as member and lead singer of Screaming Trees. As leader he released eleven albums, and three collaboration albums with Isobel Campbell, and two with Duke Garwood.

On February 21, 2019.

On February 21, 2019, Peter Halsten Thorkelsonaka Peter Tork, died aged 77. He was musician (keyboards, piano, bass guitar, banjo, guitar), songwriter and actor, performed with James Lee Stanley and his band Shoe Suede Blues, recorded wit George Harrison, formed the band Peter Tork Release, but was best known as keyboards and bass player of The Monkees. As leader Tork released one album.

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Tasty”, the second Good Rats album. It was recorded in 1974, at “House of Music” in New Jersey, and was produced by Stephan Galfas.

Personnel:

  • Peppi Marchello – lead vocals, harmonica, bats, arrangements
  • Mickey Marchello – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • John “The Cat” Gatto – guitar, arrangements
  • Lenny Kotke – vocals, bass, arrangements
  • Joe Franco – drums, arrangements
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peppi Marchello.

  1. Back To My Music
  2. Injun Joe
  3. Tasty
  4. Papa Poppa
  5. Klash-Ka-Bob
  6. Fireball Express
  7. Fred Upstairs & Ginger Snappers
  8. 300 Boys
  9. Phil Fleish
  10. Songwriter

On December 10, 2021.

On December 10, 2021, Robert Michael Nesmith died aged 78. He was musician (guitar), singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and novelist. Nesmith was member of the bands The Strangers and The First National Band, but was known as member of The Monkees. In 1981, he won the first “Grammy Award” given for “Video of the Year” for his hour-long television show “Elephant Parts”.

On November 11, 2021.

On November 11, 2021, Graeme Charles Edge died aged 80. He was musician (drums, percussion), songwriter and poet, best known as co-founder and drummer of the Moody Blues. He also had his own band, Graeme Edge Band, with whom he released 13 albums. In 2018, as member of the Moody Blues, Edge was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.