An "In Memoriam" thread

Unfortunately, musicians and other entertainers do depart from this mortal coil, so here’s a thread to remember them.

I was a huge Foreigner fan as a late 1970s tween, and their multi-instrumentalist on the first 3 albums, Ian McDonald, died a few days ago at age 75. Here’s a really nice tribute to him.

A decade earlier, he was a founding member of King Crimson. For most of this time, he’s basically skated under the radar, and it sounds like that’s the way he wanted it. RIP, Ian. You were part of my teenage soundtrack.


I really didn’t want to post anybody this year and this person is a bit of a sting…

My favorite song:


So sad. I loved Screaming Trees.


Another song:


Right? Not only Kerry is a poorer place now. :frowning:

Also, Gary Brooker. Yes, I know, there’s literally nothing cool about Procul Harum, but he still had an amazing soul voice and Whiter Shade of Pale is still one fucking trip of a song.


Oh no. :broken_heart::broken_heart: RIP.
I love King Crimson
and off topic Rick Wills also with Foreigner was in Hawkwind which shocked me…,…

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Like yesterday I think

This one put me away :broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart:

I’m a huge Queens of the Stone Age fan :broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart::broken_heart:

Peter did Tuatara which included a member of the Screaming Trees.