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Preston Ritter, Electric Prunes Drummer, Dies at 65

Electric Prunes
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Preston Ritter, who drummed on the Electric Prunes' hits "I Had to Much to Dream (Last Night)" and "Get Me to the World on Time," died yesterday.

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Wildabouts Guitarist Jeremy Brown Dies

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James Goulden Photography, Getty Images

Jeremy Brown, lead guitarist for Scott Weiland's band the Wildabouts, has passed away.

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Chris Hardman, Former Contestant on Gene Simmons’ ‘Rock School,’ Dies at 24

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YouTube

Chris Hardman, the singer whose career as the performer known as Lil' Chris took off after his appearance on Gene Simmons' reality series Rock School in 2006, has passed away at the age of 24.

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Twisted Sister Drummer AJ Pero Dies at 55

Twisted Sister
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AJ Pero, the drummer for Twisted Sister, has died at the age of 55.

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Left Banke Co-Founder Michael Brown Dies at 65

Smash
Smash

Michael Brown, the keyboard player and songwriter whose brief tenure with the Left Banke produced the band's classic hits "Walk Away Renee" and "Pretty Ballerina," has passed away at the age of 65.

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Free Bassist Andy Fraser Dies at 62

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Michael Putland, Getty Images

Andy Fraser, bassist with Free and co-composer of the classic "All Right Now," has died at 62.

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Molly Hatchet’s Bruce Crump Dies

Bruce Crump
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Molly Hatchet has confirmed that original drummer Bruce Crump died today (March 16) at age 57. No immediate cause was announced.

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Producer Thom Wilson Has Died

Discogs
Discogs

Thom Wilson, a producer and engineer whose lengthy career included albums for former Guess Who singer Burton Cummings and Seals & Crofts as well as later, louder efforts for Iggy Pop and the Offspring, has passed away.

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Toto Bassist Mike Porcaro Dies at 59

Mike Porcaro
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Toto bassist Mike Porcaro died in March 2015 after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Gong Founder Daevid Allen Dies

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Daevid Allen, the Australian-born co-founder of Gong also known for his work with Soft Machine and as a solo artist, is dead after a bout with cancer.

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