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Darryl Cotton Funeral To Be Held Wednesday

by Paul Cashmere on July 30, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

The funeral of Darryl Cotton will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday, August 1.

Darryl Cotton

Darryl Cotton

Darryl’s funeral will be held at midday at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre. The service will be open to the public and no tickets or bookings are necessary.

Darryl Cotton passed away on Friday morning after a short battle with liver cancer. He was 62.

Darryl was only diagnosed with liver cancer in May.

The Australian singer rose to fame in the late 60s in the band Zoot with Rick Springfield, Beeb Birtles and Rick Brewer. He had a bit of success with Cotton, Lloyd and Christian in the USA and then went solo. ‘Same Old Girl’ was a top 10 solo hit for Darryl Cotton in Australia.

Most recently, Darryl was touring with Jim Keays and Russell Morris.



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