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Andy

3rd jan 2020: RIP MIKEY LAWLESS (FALLING RED)

Andy

Martin Griffin – drums Hawkwind (1978–1979, 1981–1983; died 2020)
Died 6th Jan 2020 ? (Need confirmation of exact date)

Trace

Reed Mullin (CoC)
https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/corrosion-of-conformity-drummer-reed-mullin-dead-at-53/

Den O'Donoghue

https://www.pulse.com.gh/entertainment/celebrities/heres-what-reportedly-killed-highlife-musician-kofi-b/g4fqtk0

Andy

Josh Pappe, Early Bassist for D.R.I. Has Died, Age 53 1st Feb 2020
Josh Pappe, Punk rock bassist who played on two crucial albums of Crossover Thrash for Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (D.R.I.) has died. He was 53. As of press time, no cause of death has been revealed.

Y

Terry Jones.

Den O'Donoghue

https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/music/119259795/ex-straitjacket-fits-guitarist-andrew-brough-dies

W♥M

He died in 2019 https://weheartmusic.typepad.com/blog/musicians-who-died-in-2019.html

Y

It was Neil Innes of Monty Python who died in December. Terry Jones died in January (1 February 1942 – 21 January 2020). I can link it to you:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Jones

Two Python legends down in a month. The best in comedy and music.

W♥M

Sorry for the confusion, all updated: https://weheartmusic.typepad.com/blog/musicians-who-died-in-2020.html

Den O'Donoghue

https://metalinjection.net/this-is-just-a-tribute/former-volumes-guitarist-diego-farias-has-passed-away

Den O'Donoghue

Ola Magnell
https://www.expressen.se/noje/artisten-och-latskrivaren-ola-magnell-ar-dod/
Can't speak Swedish!

Leon Muston

I see you don't have Lance James on the list yet. He died on Monday, aged 81. https://www.channel24.co.za/The-Juice/News/south-african-country-singer-lance-james-81-dies-reports-20200302

W♥M

Thanks, updated

Charlie Floyd

Apparently, Mike Somerville, the lead guitarist, songwriter and classic lineup member of “Head East” passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020. He was the composer of the hits “Never Been Any Reason” and “Love Me Tonight” off of the Gold Certified album, “Flat As A Pancake”.

W♥M

Thanks and updated

Burt Kearns

Doug Rice.
https://www.southbendtribune.com/entertainment/inthebend/music/local-musician-doug-rice-best-finger-style-pre-war-blues/article_3a542936-6327-11ea-9bf1-2febf12a72d8.html

TheShowWontGoOn.com

Burt Kearns

Doug Rice.
https://www.southbendtribune.com/entertainment/inthebend/music/local-musician-doug-rice-best-finger-style-pre-war-blues/article_3a542936-6327-11ea-9bf1-2febf12a72d8.html

TheShowWontGoOn.com

Andy

https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/former-sacred-reich-guitarist-jason-rainey-dies-of-apparent-heart-attack/?fbclid=IwAR2ImAWhx4AOT8r6F6xrjN8PoGC5GIC5lGNVij5zOxf4n9QUjGoFFsJWi8w

Former SACRED REICH guitarist Jason Rainey died Monday night (March 16) of an apparent heart attack.

Burt Kearns

Ejiro Emokinovo, lead singer of the Veentage Band.
http://saharareporters.com/2020/03/08/lead-singer-music-band-flown-perform-gbajabiamila’s-mother’s-90th-birthday-bash-dies

TheShowWontGoOn.com

Burt Kearns

Ejiro Emokinovo, lead singer of the Veentage Band.
http://saharareporters.com/2020/03/08/lead-singer-music-band-flown-perform-gbajabiamila’s-mother’s-90th-birthday-bash-dies

TheShowWontGoOn.com

Andy

King Crimson, R.E.M. Drummer Bill Rieflin Dead at 59

From Wikipedia: William Frederick Rieflin (September 29, 1960[1] – March 24, 2020) was an American musician.

Andy

Tim Brooke-Taylor -Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE (17 July 1940 – 12 April 2020)[1] was an English comedian and actor

Songs from The Goodies included: The Funky Gibbon, Black Pudding Bertha

Leon Muston

From the Sowetan, here in South Africa:
https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2020-04-14-tributes-pour-in-for-afro-pop-group-mina-nawes-muso-zanele-mazet-maseko/
RIP Zanele Maseko from the group Mina Nawe

W♥M

Thank you I have updated https://weheartmusic.typepad.com/blog/musicians-who-died-in-2020.html

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