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Lou Reed, sxsw 2008, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Lou Reed, sxsw 2008, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

R.I.P. The Rock And Roll Heaven 2013 Inductees

by Paul Cashmere on January 1, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

R.I.P., in 2013 more than 150 musicians, songwriters, producers, actors and writers passed into Rock and Roll Heaven including the writer of the song, Alan O’Day.

2013 was the year the world lost Lou Reed, J.J. Cale and Ray Manzarek. Australia mourned Chrissy Amphlett, M. Yunipingu, Chris Bailey, Bill Putt and Wendy Saddington. The Australian music industry lost Aaron Chugg, John Bromell, Keith McGowan, Pat Lovell and Bill Peach.

Here is the list of those the industry farewelled in 2013

Keith McGowan (radio broadcaster)
Wendy Saddington (Blues singer)
Bill Putt (Spectrum)
Robert Altman (baritone opera singer)
Martin Sharp (Australian artist)
Rona Newton-John (sister of Olivia Newton-John)
Addison Cresswell (comedy agent)
Patti Page (Tennessee Waltz)
Sammy Johns (Chevy Van)
John Wilkinson (Elvis Presley’s TCB Band)
Kent Abbott (Grade)
Jimmy O’Neill (host of Shindig!)
“Chicago” Bob Nelson (blues harmonica player)
Bobby Engemann (Lettermen)
Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner (Ohio Players)
Tony Douglas (country singer)
Greg Quill (Country Radio)
Gregory Carroll (Four Buddies, Orioles)
Patty Andrews (Andrews Sisters)
Cecil Womack (R&B singer)
Reg Presley (Troggs)
Donald Byrd (Jazz & R&B)
Rick Huxley (Dave Clark Five)
Pat Lovell (Australian TV presenter)
Darlene McCrae (Cookies, Raelettes)
Mark Kamins (DJ, producer)
Shadow Morton (producer, songwriter)
Tony Sheridan (Beatles collaborator)
Kevin Peek (Sky)
Bobby Sharp (songwriter)
Kevin Ayers (Soft Machine)
Magic Slim (blues singer)
Cleotha Staples (Staples Singers)
Damon Harris (Temptations)
Diane Lampert (songwriter)
Dan Toler (Allman Brothers)
Virgil Johnson (Velvets)
Richard Street (Temptations)
Bobby Rogers (Miracles)
Jewel Akens (The Birds and the Bees)
Alvin Lee (Ten Years After)
Claude King (Wolverton Mountain)
Kenny Ball (jazz musician)
Peter Banks (Yes)
Clive Burr (Iron Maiden)
Jack Greene (There Goes My Everything)
Bobby Smith (Spinners)
Floyd “Buddy” McRae (Chords)
Aaron Chugg (Australian tour manager)
Derek Watkins (James Bond soundtrack trumpeter)
Eddie Bond (rockabilly singer)
Deke Richards (Motown songwriter)
Gordon Stoker (Jordanaires)
Paul Williams (Crawdaddy Magazine)
Phil Ramone (producer)
Hugh McCracken (session guitarist)
Chris Bailey (Angels (Australia))
Neil Smith (Rose Tattoo)
Robert Zildjian (Sabian Cymbals)
Jane Henson (The Muppets)
Andy Johns (producer)
Annette Funicello (Tall Paul)
Emilio Pericoli (Al Di La)
George Jackson (R&B songwriter)
Vincent Montana, Jr. (TSOP, Salsoul Orchestra)
Chi Cheng (Deftones)
Storm Thorgerson (album cover artist)
Chrissy Amphlett (Divinyls)
Jonathan Winters (comedian)
Richie Havens (Freedom)
Cordell “Boogie” Mosson (Parliament-Funkadelic)
George Jones (He Stopped Loving Her Today)
Bob Brozman (steel guitarist)
Dani Crivelli (Krokus)
Lillian Leach (Mellows)
Braxton Schuffert (Hank Williams’ Drifting Cowboys)
Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)
Eric Kitteringham (Taste)
Alan O’Day (Undercover Angel)
Trevor Gordon (The Marbles)
Ken Whaley (Man)
Chris Kelly (Kris Kross)
Margaret Groenig (mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groenig)
Dr Joyce Brothers (TV presenter)
Ray Manzarek (Doors)
Trevor Bolder (Uriah Heep)
Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley’s Comets)
Clarence Burke, Jr. (Five Stairsteps)
Marvin Junior (Dells)
Andreas Thein (Propaganda)
Steve Hyams (Mott the Hoople)
Joey Covington (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
M. Yunipingu (Yothu Yindi)
Bernadette Hernandez (mother of Bruno Mars)
Cornelius Harp (Marcels)
Jim Sundquist (Fendermen)
Arturo Vega (art director)
Babi Floyd (session singer)
Johnny Smith (guitarist, songwriter)
Slim Whitman (Indian Love Call)
Chet Flippo (journalist)
Roger LaVern (Tornadoes)
Gary Pickford-Hopkins (Rick Wakeman)
Bobby “Blue” Bland (That’s the Way Love Is)
Alan Myers (Devo)
Denita James (Hodges, James and Smith)
Paul Giacalone (Fireflies)
Bernie Nolan (Nolans)
Lewis Lymon (Teenchords)
Peppi Marchello (Good Rats)
Gary Shearston (Australian singer)
Toshi Seeger (wife of Pete Seeger)
Jim Foglesong (country music executive)
Charles Pope (Tams)
Amar G. Bose (Bose Speakers founder)
J.J. Cale (After Midnight)
Mick Ferren (Deviants)
Bill Peach (Australian TV presenter)
Joey LaGaze (EyeHateGod)
Geoffrey Smart (artist)
Cory Monteith (Glee)
George Duke (jazz keyboardist)
Tim Wright (Pere Ubu, DNA)
James Gray (Blue Rodeo)
Cowboy Jack Clement (producer, songwriter, performer)
Eydie Gorme (Blame It On The Bossa Nova)
Tompall Glaser (Glaser Brothers)
Allen Lanier (Blue Oyster Cult)
Sid Bernstein (promoter, producer)
Joe Kelley (Shadows of Knight)
Ken Whiteside (Cleftones)
Tommy Tycho (Australian band leader)
Bobby Martin (arranger for Philadelphia International)
Jackie Lomax (Just a Little Bit)
Marvin Rainwater (Gonna Find Me a Bluebird)
Mac Curtis (rockabilly singer)
Doug Grassel (Ohio Express)
Sir David Frost (interviewer)
Josh Burdette (9:30 Club)
Phil Chevron (Pogues)
Cal Smith (Country Bumpkin)
Jan Kuehnemund (Vixen)
Maxine Powell (Motown’s etiquette queen)
Roland Janes (Sun Records guitarist)
Noel Harrison (Suzanne)
Gypie Mayo (Dr. Feelgood)
Al Johnson (Unifics)
Lou Reed (Velvet Underground)
Pete Haycock (Climax Blues Band)
Larry Verne (Mr. Custer)
Bobby Parker (Watch Your Step)
Lee Crystal (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
Billy Adamson (Searchers)
Dick Dodd (Standells)
Jack Reardon (songwriter)
John Bromell (Australian music executive)
Chick Willis (Stoop Down Baby)
Richard Coughlan (Caravan)
Marcia Wallace (The Simpsons)
Ray Price (For the Good Times)
Mark Brandon ‘Chopper’ Read (celebrity, criminal)
David Richards (producer)
Ronald Biggs (criminal, Sex Pistols)
Ricky Lawson (session drummer)
Eleanor Parker (The Sound of Music)
Benjamin Curtis (School of Seven Bells)

List compiled has been compiled in collaboration with VVNMusic.com Additional obituary links are at VVNMusic.com.

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