2019 is coming to an end, and unfortunately, these great musicians won't be making it through New Year... The Sound would like to take a quiet moment to commemorate the musicians who made the music we have been listening to for decades.
Rest in peace, legends.
Ric Ocasek (The Cars)
The Cars frontman died aged 75
Ian Gibbons (The Kinks)
He played during the band's '80s-comeback era
Doug Lubahn (The Doors)
The studio bassist had a long standing relationship with the Doors.
Larry Wallis (Motörhead)
The guitarist passed away at age 70
Greedy Smith (Mental As Anything)
Andrew Smith was a founding member of Australian pop-rock band, Mental As Anything
Hal Blaine (sessions drummer)
The prolific drummer played for Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, The Byrds and more
Mark Hollis (Talk Talk)
The 64-year-old musician was famous for songs like 'Such a Shame' and 'It's My Life'
Mike Grose (Queen)
The bassist was a part of Queen in 1970
Doug Sandom (The Who)
The original Who drummer died aged 89
Andy Anderson (The Cure)
The ex-drummer passed away aged 68 from Stage 4 terminal cancer.
Clydie King (backup singer)
King sang for Bob Dylan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, B.B. King, the Stones, Steely Dan and many more